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Lions Gate Bridge
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Lions Gate Bridge from Stanley Park, 2013
Coordinates 49°18′55″N 123°8′18″W / 49.31528°N 123.13833°W / 49.31528; -123.13833 (Lions Gate Bridge)Coordinates: 49°18′55″N 123°8′18″W / 49.31528°N 123.13833°W / 49.31528; -123.13833 (Lions Gate Bridge)
Carries Three lanes of British Columbia Highway 1A/99, pedestrians and bicycles
Crosses Burrard Inlet
Locale Vancouver
West Vancouver
Official name First Narrows Bridge
Maintained by British Columbia Ministry of Transportation
Characteristics
Design Suspension bridge
Total length 1,823 m (5,981 ft)
Height 111 m (364 ft)
Longest span 473 m (1,552 ft)
Load limit 13 tonnes (12.8 long tons; 14.3 short tons)
Clearance below 61 m (200 ft)
History
Designer Charles Nicholas Monsarrat
Philip Louis Pratley
Construction begin March 31, 1937
Opened November 14, 1938
Statistics
Daily traffic 60,000 – 70,000
Official name: Lions Gate Bridge National Historic Site of Canada
Designated: 24 March 2005
Reference #: 11711

The Lions Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge in Vancouver, British Columbia. It is one of Canada's National Historic Sites.

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