Middle Arm Bridge

The Middle Arm Bridge is one of 3 transit-only bridges in Metro Vancouver. It spans the middle arm of the Fraser River, linking Lulu Island with the Vancouver International Airport on Sea Island. It is used by the airport branch of the Canada Line, which opened in August 2009.

The bridge is a box girder prestressed concrete bridge, and is built using cost-efficient cantilever construction. It is designed to have very little impact on the surrounding environment. The integrated arch form is designed to appear minimal, while adequately supporting the weight of the trains that cross it.

The Moray Bridge, a swing bridge nearby, was also previously referred to as the Middle Arm Bridge.

Bridges and tunnels in Metro Vancouver
Road bridges
  • 204th Street Overpass
  • Alex Fraser Bridge
  • Arthur Laing Bridge
  • Burrard Bridge
  • Cambie Bridge
  • Coast Meridian Overpass
  • Deering Island Bridge
  • Dinsmore Bridge
  • Dollarton Bridge
  • Eleanor Ward Bridge
  • Georgia Viaduct
  • Golden Ears Bridge
  • Granville Street Bridge
  • Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Crossing
  • Knight Street Bridge
  • Lions Gate Bridge
  • Moray Bridge
  • No. 2 Road Bridge
  • Oak Street Bridge
  • Pattullo Bridge
  • Pitt River Bridge
  • Port Mann Bridge
  • Queensborough Bridge
  • Sea Island Connector
  • Westham Island Bridge
Road-rail bridges
  • Derwent Way Bridge
Rail bridges
  • Annacis Bridge
  • CNR Bridge
  • Marpole Bridge
  • New Westminster Bridge
  • Pitt River Swing Bridge
  • Second Narrows Bridge
Rapid transit
Bridges
  • Middle Arm Bridge
  • North Arm Bridge
  • Skybridge
Tunnels
  • Canada Line Tunnel
  • Dunsmuir Tunnel
  • Columbia Station Tunnel
  • New Westminster Tunnel
Pedestrian bridges
  • Capilano Suspension Bridge
  • Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge
  • Patricia Avenue Bridge
  • North Arm Bridge
Road tunnels
  • Cassiar Tunnel
  • George Massey Tunnel
  • Skeena Street Tunnel
Rail tunnels
  • B.C. Railway Tunnel
  • CNR Tunnel
  • Lonsdale Tunnel

Coordinates: 49°11′44.5″N 123°8′7.0″W / 49.195694°N 123.13528°W / 49.195694; -123.13528


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