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Thank you to the stewards of the Dynamite Trail

December 19, 2023 2:23 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A giant THANK YOU to the stewards of the Dynamite Trail for your work getting the Mushamush and Martins River Bridges repaired for another few generations! Our founding members Geoff MacDonald, Avery Bain and Alexander Hamilton. This phase of the Mushamush Bridge repairs are complete. Thank you to the Duron team, the funders and the...

Trail Work Party

December 7, 2023 4:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Saturday December 9th 9am-12pm Come out and support your local trail group. Bring work gloves and enjoy some fresh air. Meet at the trail parking lot on Sleepy Hollow Road

Martins River Bridge Phase 2 Completed

December 4, 2023 4:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Thank you to the bridge restoration team from Allsteel Coatings Ltd in Cape Breton. We have just finished Phase two of the mid-life refit on the Martins River Bridge. Phase One last year was the restoration of the masonry piers and abutments. Phase Two this year was the sandblasting, minor repairs and painting of the...

See the Mushamush Bridge Up Close

October 23, 2023 1:18 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Meet the Dynamite Trail Association and see the Mushamush bridge up close. Sunday October 29 2-4pm Clearland Road parking lot The Dynamite Trail invites you come and see and discuss the multi-million dollar project to refurbish our two magnificent bridges at The Mushamush River and Martins River. There will be snacks, information about the project...

Mushamush Bridge Repair

August 4, 2023 10:30 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The Mushamush Bridge is at least 100 years old this year. The steel superstructure is older than that, having been previously used in Quebec for an uncertain number of years. This year’s phase of a multi-year program is to repair the cracks and crumbling on the two 50 ft high concrete piers and the abutments...