NEW pedestrian bridge in Wakamow valley


38 Combat Engineer Regiment Building Pedestrian Suspension Bridge Completes the Trans Canada Trail across Moose Jaw River

September 15, 2016 – Moose Jaw – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Media and the public are invited to 38 Combat Engineer Regiment’s (38 CER) timber construction suspension bridge-building site to witness construction of the bridge at the South end of 4th Avenue SW (details below) on Saturday, September 17.

Who: Members of 38 CER, 38 Canadian Brigade Group, will be on hand for interviews and to answer questions about the bridge-building.

When: 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, September 17

What: From September 16 to 25, 2016, members of 38 CER based out of Saskatoon and Winnipeg will be constructing a Pedestrian Suspension Bridge across the Moose Jaw River. Over the past two years, 38 CER have actively worked with the Wakamow Valley Authority in preparation for this construction project. The bridge is a timber construction suspension bridge with a span of 44m (144ft). The bridge is funded by the Trans Canada Trail, the City of Moose Jaw and the Wakamow Valley Development Fund and will serve to connect Moose Jaw and complete the Trans Canada Trail 100% in the province of Saskatchewan.

Where:South end of 4th Ave SW, head southeast to the bridge site approximately 300m from the end of 4th Ave SW.

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