The Papineau-Leblanc Bridge was one of the first cable-stayed spans in North America, but it never was the world-longest span of this type (at that moment it was Rheinkniebrücke (de) in Düsseldorf). It is part of Quebec Autoroute 19 and is one of the connections between Laval and Montreal, Quebec, Canada, spanning Rivière des Prairies. It was fabricated from weathering steel and has an orthotropic deck. The freeway ends abruptly at the southern end of the bridge at the intersection of Henri Bourassa Boulevard, where Autoroute 19 follows Avenue Papineau down to Quebec Autoroute 40.
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