Amsterdam Bridge, Toronto

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Amsterdam Bridge

Amsterdam Bridge is a bridge on the waterfront in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The steel structure is a cable footbridge that crosses over the Simcoe Street Slip from York Quay to Rees Street Slip.

Below the bridge is a docking facility for boats.


The Amsterdam Bridge commemorates the twinning of Toronto and Amsterdam in 1974. Similarly, a bridge that crosses the Amstel river in Amsterdam was renamed Torontobrug.[1] The Torontobrug is a bascule bridge built in 1970 and carries pedestrian and vehicular traffic.

A bilingual plaque on the bridge reads as follows:

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  1. ^ "Urban Decoder". Toronto Life. Toronto Life Publishing. 2004-07-01. Retrieved 2011-06-05. 

Coordinates: 43°38′18″N 79°23′04″W / 43.638305°N 79.384316°W / 43.638305; -79.384316