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a cantilever bridge in Quebec
The Quebec Bridge crosses the lower Saint Lawrence River to the west of Quebec City, and Lévis, Quebec, Canada. The Quebec Bridge is a riveted steel truss structure and is 987 m long, 29 m wide, and 104 m high. Cantilever arms 177 m long support a 195 m central structure, for a total span of 549 m, still the longest cantilever bridge span in the world. It is the easternmost complete crossing of the Saint Lawrence. The bridge accommodates three highway lanes, one rail line, and a pedestrian walkway; at one time it also carried a streetcar line. It has been owned by the Canadian National Railway since 1993. The Quebec Bridge was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1995.
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