Historic Sites of Manitoba: Assiniboine River Footbridge (Assiniboine Park, Winnipeg)

This concrete pedestrian bridge over the Assiniboine River in the Assiniboine Park, measuring 516 feet long by 12 feet wide, was built between late 1931 and early 1932 by the firm of Carter-Halls-Aldinger at a cost of about $57,000. Consisting of five concrete cantilever spans, it officially opened on 21 May 1932.

Assiniboine River Footbridge

Assiniboine River Footbridge (August 2017)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87575, W97.23113
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Manitoba Business: Carter-Halls-Aldinger / Commonwealth Construction Company


“Carter-Halls-Aldinger Co. gets contract for bridge,” Manitoba Free Press, 17 December 1931, page 16.

Assiniboine Park Footbridge, Winnipeg Architecture Foundation.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Jordan Makichuk.

Page revised: 30 March 2023

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