This bridge crosses the Kicking Horse River in southeastern B.C., about 160 miles east of Calgary. The very large pedestrian bridge is now part of Golden's trail system.
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50 m (156 ft.) long. The bridge structure is a modified Howe Trusses and a Burr Arch (from a local glulam plant). Truss cut on a Hundegger. Five-bent hammer beam truss system w 28-ft. span.
Leo Oesterle, Peter Treuheit.
Kicking Horse Bridge profile / Canadian Wood Council
Kicking Horse River (Wikipedia)
Cheryl Chapman, Jean Steinbrecher
TF 62, Scantlings 80, 85
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