News Release: New Main Street Bridge Is Being Moved Into Position

City of Corner Brook
Media Advisory

The City of Corner Brook’s new main street bridge, that was built on the south side of the former bridge, will be moved October 19, 2018. Starting at 8:00 am the structure will be slowly pulled by jacks into place with the final completion expected to take eight to ten hours.

Limited Viewing Area: there will be a designated viewing area directly in front of the old Corner Brook garage building near the former home design furniture store.

About the New Bridge

The new bridge will include an additional traffic lane would have capacity to carry in excess of 20,000 vehicles per day. It will be moved same location as the previous bridge but raised 1m to accommodate higher stream volume in future floods. The new structure will also offer improved aesthetics such as decorative railing, concrete pilasters, stylish light posts, painted girders and structural arches intended to blend well with the neighboring downtown business environment.


The Government of Canada, Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, and City of Corner Brook jointly fund the $4.8 million project.



Bonita Decaire
Information Officer | City of Corner Brook |
709-637-1662 |

October 18, 2018: For Immediate Release 4:24 pm