Confederation Bridge


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

Confederation Bridge,

Fr. Pont de la Confédération, bridge that joins Borden-Carleton in Prince Edward Island with Cape Jourimain in New Brunswick, Canada. Spanning the Northumberland StraitNorthumberland Strait,
arm of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, c.200 mi (320 km) long and from 8 to 30 mi (13–48 km) wide, separating Prince Edward Island from New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. The strait is crossed by the Confederation Bridge, which was completed in 1997.
..... Click the link for more information.
 at its narrowest point, the bridge measures 8 mi (12.9 km) long and opened in 1997. Privately operated (until 2032), it consists of the West Approach Bridge, with 14 piers; the East Approach Bridge, with seven piers; and the Main Bridge, which rests on 44 piers.
References in periodicals archive ?
GIGANTIC J Confederation Bridge AMAZING n The beautiful Bay of Fundy PRETTY n Water Street in St Andrews NICE SNAP NICE SNAP Steve with his lobster catch n Steve with his lobster catch
Where the level of revenue uncertainty was higher, as in the two highway projects and Confederation Bridge, the private sector simply would not take on revenue risk.
NIGEL STOVELL, of Ledbrook Road, Cubbington, enjoyed the view of the eight-mile Confederation Bridge linking Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick, Canada, but he still found time to "view" the front page of his favourite paper.
To leave PEI - and golf fans could find it hard with 30 scenic courses to test the handicap - I drove over the impressive 13km Confederation Bridge to New Brunswick, where the next stop was Saint John, a bustling industrial town in the south of the province.
On the next day, I headed to Summerside, a cozy coastal city that's a favorite with tourists because of its proximity to Charlottetown and the Confederation Bridge, which links Prince Edward Island with Nova Scotia.
At one point, a government-commissioned tourism consultant's report recommended, among other things, enlisting Disney to develop the North Shore, virtual Fathers of Confederation and an IMAX theatre at the foot of the Confederation Bridge, itself a designated "tourist attraction.
Highway improvements and the opening of Confederation Bridge this year have suddenly made Mount Allison a half hour from Universite de Moncton, an hour from the University of PEI, and two hours from Dalhousie, Mount St.
The Confederation Bridge spans the turbulent Northumberland Strait, connecting the provinces of New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.
ATL also specialize in heavy engineering projects and provided workboats, coastal tugs, AHT's, barges, and Z drive tugs during the Hibernia Platform construction as well as during the Confederation Bridge construction.
The Confederation Bridge, linking Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick, is just one great example.
Leonce Bernard, and enjoyed a dinner to celebrate the 400th anniversary of l'Acadie, toured the Confederation Bridge and attended a reception hosted by Premier Binns at Founders Hall, among other activities.
This segment's resources have been involved in the development, design, construction, commissioning and operation of the two largest transportation infrastructure projects in Canada, the Confederation Bridge linking New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island and the all-electronic Highway 407 toll road north of Toronto.

Full browser ?