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New Trestle Bridge in West Vancouver now open

A 200-metre long wooden trestle bridge over Cave Creek in West Vancouver is now open to the public.

The new trestle bridge and Upper Mountain Path were built by developer British Pacific Properties to connect the new Uplands neighbourhoods of Rodgers Creek to the future Cypress Village, an upcoming high-density neighbourhood of 3,700 homes, which we’ve covered extensively here on urbanYVR.com

The design of the new trestle bridge was inspired by the railway trestle bridges throughout B.C. — particularly the Kettle Valley Railway — and utilizes local timber that was processed on-site. It’s currently decorated with warm LED lighting for the holidays.

The east end of the new trestle bridge can be accessed about 500 metres west from the Chippendale Road and Cypress Bowl Road Intersection, north of Cypress Bowl Road.

Photos: West Vancouver’s new trestle bridge

New Trestle Bridge at night
The new Trestle Bridge at night. Credit: British Pacific Properties
New Trestle Bridge ribbon cutting
Ribbon cutting at the new section of the mountain path and the Trestle Bridge. Credit: British Pacific Properties
West Vancouver’s new trestle bridge

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Peter Meiszner
Peter Meiszner
Peter Meiszner is an experienced journalist and media relations professional, based in Vancouver. As founder of urbanYVR.com, he has been reporting on urban development across the Lower Mainland since 2016, and has also served as vice-chair of the Gastown Historic Area Planning Committee. In October 2022, he was elected to Vancouver city council and is no longer actively reporting for urbanYVR.

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