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It is open only to pedestrians today. Also once referred to ads Creditvale, the still-functioning mill complex is the oldest continually operated industrial site in Mississauga, will the first mill on the property having been established circa 1826. kind, either expressed or implied. While we A collection of overview and detail photos. This bridge is a short through truss with pinned connections. The City of Mississauga, located in the Province of Ontario, Canada, intends to procure the goods and/or services as described below: Procurement Name: Request For Tender For Barbertown Pedestrian Bridge Rehabilitation. respective HistoricBridges.org member who made them and do not necessarily The bridge and road once served the Barberton community, a community that developed around a textile mill. 1898 construction date. HistoricBridges.org does not bear any This gallery features data-friendly, fast-loading photos in a touch-friendly popup viewer. represent the views of anyone else, including any outside photographers whose Barbertown Road follows the main thoroughfare that led through the heart of the community to the mill complex.

2019 photos reveal that a major change had occured at this brdge.

guarantee of accuracy. The Barbertown bridge was originally built to bring the mill workers from the houses on Barbertown Road to the mills that still line the east side of the river as it flows though Streetsville. Copyright © Heritage Mississauga 2018 | Created & Maintained by. © Copyright 2003-2020, HistoricBridges.org. Little is left of this community today, however the bridge remains. As such, the heritage truss is only supporting itself, and does not carry any live load. The Barbertown bridge was built in 1898 to carry workers from about 40 cottages that were built along Base Line (now Eglinton Road).

More information on the mills can be found in our post on Barbertown. The historic mill-village of Barberton developed just north of the modern intersection of Mississauga Road and Eglinton Avenue, along the Credit River. A collection of overview and detail photos. regulations, regardless of any HistoricBridges.org information. It is open only to pedestrians today. Little is left of this community today, however the bridge remains. Alternatively. As part of this project, the following rehabilitation works will be undertaken: The existing abutment structure (east bank) will be rehabilitated and stabilized to carry the load of the new pedestrian bridge; Permanent link to this article: http://www.georgecarlson.ca/new-barbertown-road-pedestrian-bridge/, http://www.georgecarlson.ca/new-barbertown-road-pedestrian-bridge/. Pin-connected truss bridges are rare in Ontario, and this example is the only known pin-connected through truss in the area. Information could include technical Bach Steel - Experts at historic truss bridge restoration. I am very pleased to advise that the pedestrian bridge on Barbertown Road is being rehabilitated. inaccuracies or errors of omission. Pin-connected truss bridges such as this bridge are feasible to restore for pedestrian use. Also once referred to ads Creditvale, the still-functioning mill complex is the oldest continually operated industrial site in Mississauga, will the first mill on … strive for accuracy in our factual content, HistoricBridges.org offers no heritage truss bridge. Location: Barbertown Road Over Credit River In Mississauga: Peel Region, Ontario, Canada Latitude: 43.574410 Longitude: -79.693890 ( 43.574410,-79.693890 ) View Bridge Location In: Android: Open Location In Your Map or GPS App. All Rights Reserved. responsibility for any consequences resulting from the use of this or any other HistoricBridges.org information. Owners and users of bridges have the Disclaimer: HistoricBridges.org is a volunteer group of private Interpretive plaques along the Culham Trail highlight the significant history of Barberton, and a number of heritage landmarks, including the Barber House and two mill-workers’ cottages, recall the early years of the village. Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):43.574410,-79.693890, Android: Open Location In Your Map or GPS App, Directions Via Sygic For iOS and Android Dolphin Browser. images may appear on the page in which the commentary appears. As part of this project, the following rehabilitation works will be undertaken: The project is scheduled to be completed by the summer of 2019. This gallery offers photos in the highest available resolution and file size in a touch-friendly popup viewer. Photo Credit: Caleb Barker. The existing abutment structure (east bank) will be rehabilitated and  stabilized to carry the load of the new pedestrian bridge; The shoreline will be stabilized on the east bank, including at the Carolyn Creek outfall shoreline; A new pedestrian structure will replace the existing structure and the outer truss (original road bridge) structure will remain and be utilized as a non-load bearing feature; The new pedestrian structure will be wider and supported on the rehabilitated abutments, versus the outer truss frame, ensuring extended life expectancy of the truss frame. It is unclear why the historic integrity (and visual quality) of this bridge was decreased by this highly unusual alteration. See 3 photos from 8 visitors to Barbertown Bridge. New abutments have been constructed, and a load-bearing prefab "Mail Order Bridge" had been stuck inside the trusses. HistoricBridges.org is NOT a government agency, does not represent or It had not been painted. I hope you and your family enjoy using this new pedestrian bridge! New Barbertown Road Pedestrian Bridge I am very pleased to advise that the pedestrian bridge on Barbertown Road is being rehabilitated. Pin-connected truss bridges are rare in Ontario, and this example is the only known pin-connected through truss in the area. It is preferable to demolition of the bridge, but it also stands to reason that the actual heritage truss could have been rehabilited for continued pedestrian use without the need to stuff a modern prefab bridge inside it. Alternatively. Procurement Number: PRC001077-2. The staff of the mill reached 200 at one point and used this bridge to access the cottages on the other side of the river along Barbertown Road. work with any governmental agencies, nor is it in any way Please be advised that during all construction phases, ‘Notice of Service Disruption’ project signage will be installed, noting the closure of the bridge to the public for construction duration and alternate access will be identified. Information is provided "as is" without warranty of any

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The bridge was reported to have a ca. citizens. Barbertown Road follows the main thoroughfare that led through the heart of the community to the mill complex. The bridge and road once served the Barberton community, a community that developed around a textile mill.

When documented in 2012, aside from alterations to the layout and railings of the deck, the truss itself retained good historic integrity.

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