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The evolution of Centre Street Bridge

MacArthur Bridge Looking south over original Centre Street Bridge, 1912 MacArthur Bridge (old Centre Street Bridge) destroyed by flood, Calgary, Alberta. 1915
Construction of Centre Street bridge, Calgary, Alberta New Bridge built in 1916 to replace old bridge washed out in 1915 First automobile to cross the newly constructed bridge. December 18, 1916

The first centre street bridge, MacArthur Bridge, was destroyed by flood in 1915. A new bridge was constructed and opened December 18th 1916. In 2000 the City of Calgary restored and renovated this bridge.