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Dignified end in sight for Sir Ambrose Shea Lift Bridge

It’s been more than half a century since the Sir Ambrose Shea Lift Bridge officially opened, connecting the Newfoundland and Labrador communities of Placentia and Jerseyside. The bridge was designed to span the “Placentia Gut”, a channel of water with tides that change direction every eight and a half hours….