Langevin Bridge

Langevin Bridge – Calgary, Canada

The Langevin Bridge is a through truss bridge in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It connects Downtown Calgary with north-central Calgary communities such as Bridgeland and Crescent Heights, by spanning the Bow River between 4th Avenue South and Memorial Drive. The bridge is part of the Bow River pathway system. The bridge was opened in 1910 and was named for Sir Hector-Louis Langevin, one of the Fathers of the Canadian Confederation. The original span carries southbound 4th Street traffic across the river. A second span, a Box girder bridge built in in 1972 carrying northbound traffic on 5th Street (Edmonton Trail NE),…