James MacDonald Bridge

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James MacDonald Bridge
2008-06-03 James MacDonald Bridge 2.jpg
Carries Motor vehicles, pedestrians
Crosses North Saskatchewan River
Locale Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Official name James MacDonald Bridge
Total length 359.7 m (1,180 feet)
Opened 1971

The James MacDonald Bridge is a bridge that spans the North Saskatchewan River in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Construction of the bridge began in the early 1960s and was completed on October 1971.[1] The bridge was named after city engineer James MacDonald.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Oct. 11, 1971: traffic congestion eases as James MacDonald bridge opens". Edmonton Journal. Postmedia Network. Retrieved 23 September 2014. 

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Preceded by
Walterdale Bridge
Bridge across the
North Saskatchewan River
Succeeded by
Low Level Bridge
Road bridge across the
North Saskatchewan River

Coordinates: 53°32′9″N 113°29′17″W / 53.53583°N 113.48806°W / 53.53583; -113.48806