Esplanade Riel Pedestrian Bridge


Winnipeg, MB

This five-metre wide and 250-metre long “people path,” is located north of the junction of the historic Red and Assiniboine Rivers, and provides a link between The Forks and Winnipeg’s French Quarter. The structure, cable-stayed from a single, transversely inclined pylon rising 57 metres above the Red River, reflects the lightweight nature of its pedestrian traffic, while the spire signifies a place of meeting in the middle of the Red River. A historical diorama can be viewed from the bridge. The bridge was named in honour of Louis Riel.

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Suite 810, One Lombard Place
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Canada R3B 0X3
1 855 PEG CITY (734-2489)

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