Centennial Bridge (New Brunswick)

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Centennial Bridge

Centennial Bridge is a steel through arch crossing the Miramichi River in Northumberland County, New Brunswick, Canada. The bridge is 1.1 km long,[1] and carries Route 11, Route 8, and Route 134 over the river, connecting Douglastown on the north bank with Chatham on the south bank; both communities were merged with others in the vicinity through municipal amalgamation into the city of Miramichi.

The bridge was opened in 1967,[1] Canada's centennial year. It replaced a ferry service (Romeo & Juliet) which operated between downtown Chatham and Ferry Road. Upon the bridge's opening, Romeo & Juliet was moved to service a new route across Kennebecasis Bay between Summerville and Millidgeville near Saint John.

Bridges of similar construction in eastern Canada include the Seal Island Bridge and the Burton Bridge.

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Coordinates: 47°1′44″N 65°28′52″W / 47.02889°N 65.48111°W / 47.02889; -65.48111