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14 Apr 2019
“Historical but now nearly secret bridge reserved for commuters”
30 Jan 2019
“Quick and Easy Way to Cross the Border”
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2250 Whirlpool St, Niagara Falls, Ontario 14305, Canada
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Reviewed 14 April 2019

The Whirlpool Rapids bridge replaced the original Niagara Falls suspension bridge, with the new metal truss built under the road and rail decks, then attached, then the cables and towers taken down, with the bridge never closed for more than a few hours. Quite a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 30 January 2019

Constructed in 1897, Whirlpool Rapids Bridge (Whirlpool Bridge) is a spandrel-braced, riveted, two-hinged, arch bridge crossing the international border between Canada and the United States of America. It is 329 metres long (16.9 metres wide) and carries two lanes of vehicle traffic (lower deck) and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

Just down the road from the Rainbow bridge you can find the Whirlpool Rapids bridge we saw it flying over in a helicopter, there are two bridges one for roads users and the other trains, a stunning piece of metal frame work, worth a view...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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14 June 2019|
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In order to cross the Whirlpool Rapids Bridge, you must be a member in good standing of the Nexus program (and so must everyone crossing the Whirlpool Rapids Bridge with you). To be clear, you may NOT use your passport to... More