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Coordinates 51°29′24.53″N 107°4′20.83″W / 51.4901472°N 107.0724528°W / 51.4901472; -107.0724528
Carries Pedestrian (current)
Railway (former)
Crosses South Saskatchewan River
Locale Outlook, Saskatchewan, Canada
Design Truss bridge
Material Steel
Total length 3,000 feet (910 m)
Height 150 feet (46 m)
Designer J.D. McArthur and Company
Construction begin January 24, 1910
Construction end October 23, 1912
Opened October 23, 1912
Closed March 16th, 1987 (railway)

The Skytrail Bridge spans the South Saskatchewan River in Outlook, Saskatchewan, Canada. It was originally built by the Canadian Pacific Railway over the full width of the river's flood channel and has eight spans. It served as a railway bridge from October 23, 1912, until March 16, 1987. In 2003 it was converted to a pedestrian bridge and is now the longest pedestrian bridge in Canada. The bridge is part of the Trans-Canada Trail. Due to structural issues, the bridge has been closed since late 2013.

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