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Out with the old

There is a new bridge in town. Very good pedestrian access, but sucks for bicycles. It is an easy... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
giffenk
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Toronto, Canada
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Goodbye Blue Bridge - Beautiful New Bridge

I remember being on the old bridge last September when it was being raised to allow the passage of... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
SpaceRoger
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Athabasca, Canada
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Johnson Street bridge was built 1920's & is historic landmark in downtown Victoria BC
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is a new bridge in town. Very good pedestrian access, but sucks for bicycles. It is an easy walk from the Delta to the old town.

Thank giffenk
Reviewed August 21, 2018

I remember being on the old bridge last September when it was being raised to allow the passage of cranes on a barge. I was shocked this month to see the old blue bridge gone replaced with a modern bridge with its arches, still with...More

Thank SpaceRoger
Reviewed July 1, 2018

I never knew where the Johnson St. bridge was before, even though i have visited lots of times.. we were there on the Sat. they were celebrating the old blue bridge closing and the new one opening next day .. it was a lovely &...More

Thank S_Leach
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

We took a nice walk over the bridge after having dinner. You can see the sea planes lined up for landing. It was a nice and pleasant walk.

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed April 30, 2018

After years of delays and cost over-runs, the new bridge is in operation. Got to watch it open! It is a one-span, similar to the old one, which is being dismantled. Some of the machinery is exposed, and you can view some of the gear...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed April 27, 2018

At night, this bridge is lit up all in beautiful blue lights and you can watch it go up and down to let tall boats through.

Thank converge77
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Almost completed the new Johnston street bridge, appears to still be completing trial after trial after trial, street party/ grand opening/ March 31, noon to 5 pm. Sadly the older bridge is looking very forlorn and will be missed as an iconic historical piece of...More

Thank Coreen S
Reviewed January 20, 2018

I was looking forward to seeing this bridge that spans a body of water I can skip a stone across. But it just keeps going up and up in price I mean. When will it be done,last time I looked at the website it was...More

Thank Vince H
Reviewed September 18, 2017

As soon as we arrived in Victoria from Seattle on the Clipper we could not help seeing the Johnson Bridge. As soon as we settled in, we walked to the bridge and we were told that it still opens but we were not lucky enough...More

Thank michaelbN5695YM
Reviewed August 10, 2017

We travelled over this structure for the last time at the end of June. Looks like the rusty "Blue Bridge" will be with us for a few more years!

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