I grew up in Pakenham and am very proud of both the village and the bridge.
Here are the bridge statistics:
This is the only stone Bridge of its kind on the North American continent.
Length 268 feet. Width 25 feet. Height 22 feet
Five 40 foot arches - piers 8 feet thick.
Abutments at each end - 18 feet.
Largest stone is 9 foot long and 2 1/2 feet square and weighs 5 tons
Built by O'Toole and Keating of Ottawa
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