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Champagne or Vassan, Abitibi-Est County

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SQPC Number: QC/61-01-29
County: Abitibi-Est County
Township: Vassan
Town/Village: Vassan
Bridge Name: Champagne or Vassan
Crosses: Rivière Vassan
Truss type: Town variation
Spans: 1
Length: 105', 32m
Roadway Width:
Built: 1941
Builder: Ministry of Colonization
When Lost: standing
Cause:
Latitude: N48 12.878
Longitude: W077 55.543
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Topographic map of the area
Directions: 1.0 miles (1.6 km) south of QC111 and Vassan on Route du Chandine Richard, then 0.2 miles (0.3 km) left on chemin du Pont-Champagne.
Comments: This bridge may have been rebuilt during the winter of 1954/55.

Pont Champagne, Vassan, MRC Vallée-de-l'Or, QC Built 1954/55
Bill Caswell Photo, August 31, 2003


Pont Champagne, Vassan, MRC Vallée-de-l'Or, QC Built 1954/55
Richard E. Roy Collection (1973 photo)


Pont Champagne, Vassan, MRC Vallée-de-l'Or, QC Built 1954/55
Richard E. Roy Collection (1973 photo)

Sources:
http://www.mtq.gouv.qc.ca/portal/page/portal/grand_public/vehicules_promenade/reseau_routier/structures/ponts_couverts/visite_ponts/abitibi-temiscamingue
Arbour, Gérald & Forest, Gaétan. List of Québec Bridges, 2006
Connecticut River Valley Covered Bridge Society. Bulletin, Abitibi County, Quebec: A Covered Bridge History, Volume XXVIII, No. 2, Fall 1981, pages 2-6
National Society for the Preservation of Covered Bridges. World Guide to Covered Bridges, 2009, page 195

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