A report on Lions Gate Bridge

Viewed from North Vancouver in 2002
May 1934: Signing the First Narrows Bridge agreement
Lions Gate Bridge under construction, 1938
Lions Gate Bridge suspended structure replacement, April 2001
Lions Gate Bridge at Sunset, 2013
Lions Gate Bridge from Downtown Vancouver
Lions Gate Bridge and North Vancouver from Prospect Point in Stanley Park
Lions Gate Bridge from Stanley Park, 2013
Lions Gate Bridge in relation to Vancouver city and harbour, from Cypress Viewpoint, Dec 2012
Lions Gate Bridge from floatplane
Lions Gate Bridge from Stanley Park, 2013
Lions Gate Bridge, Vancouver
Lions Gate Bridge 360 panorama, 2009

Suspension bridge that crosses the first narrows of Burrard Inlet and connects the City of Vancouver, British Columbia, to the North Shore municipalities of the District of North Vancouver, the City of North Vancouver, and West Vancouver.

- Lions Gate Bridge
Viewed from North Vancouver in 2002

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West Vancouver

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District municipality in the province of British Columbia, Canada.

District municipality in the province of British Columbia, Canada.

Lions Gate Bridge and West Vancouver
A cabin at 15th St. and Ottawa Ave. in 1942
West Vancouver Aquatic Centre
West Vancouver Memorial Library
Lighthouse at Point Atkinson
A West Vancouver Municipal Transit bus
The Lions Gate Bridge viewed from Ambleside Park
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West Vancouver is connected to the downtown city of Vancouver via the Lions Gate Bridge.

Aerial view of Burrard Inlet

Burrard Inlet

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Relatively shallow-sided fjord in northwestern Lower Mainland, British Columbia, Canada.

Relatively shallow-sided fjord in northwestern Lower Mainland, British Columbia, Canada.

Aerial view of Burrard Inlet
Burrard Inlet and the Second Narrows Ironworkers Memorial Bridge, looking west from Capitol Hill in Burnaby
Part of the Outer Harbour (upper area), extending to part of the Central Harbour (lower area) on April 5, 2022. Taken from the International Space Station during Expedition 67; north is oriented towards the right and somewhat down.

The 400 m strait between Prospect Point and the sandbanks just east of the Capilano River mouth, which connects the inlet's outer and inner sections, is known as the First Narrows, traversed by the Lions Gate Bridge.

North Vancouver (district municipality)

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District municipality in British Columbia, Canada, and is part of Metro Vancouver.

District municipality in British Columbia, Canada, and is part of Metro Vancouver.

The Capilano River.
Capilano Lake.
Capilano Suspension Bridge

It can be accessed by the Lions' Gate Bridge, the Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Crossing, and the SeaBus passenger ferry.

North Vancouver (city)

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City on the north shore of Burrard Inlet, British Columbia, Canada.

City on the north shore of Burrard Inlet, British Columbia, Canada.

Keith Road looking west, with Hollyburn Mtn in the distance
City of North Vancouver as seen from Upper Lonsdale
Main thoroughfare Lonsdale Avenue with Mount Fromme in the background
Lonsdale Avenue at 13th Street is a major intersection of Central Lonsdale.

The City of North Vancouver is connected to Vancouver by two highway bridges (the Lions' Gate Bridge and the Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Crossing) and by a passenger ferry, the SeaBus.

The North Shore, as seen from downtown Vancouver. To the right are the City and District of North Vancouver, and to the left is the District of West Vancouver.

North Shore (Greater Vancouver)

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Term commonly used to refer to several areas adjacent to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada:

Term commonly used to refer to several areas adjacent to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada:

The North Shore, as seen from downtown Vancouver. To the right are the City and District of North Vancouver, and to the left is the District of West Vancouver.

Two road bridges (the Lions' Gate Bridge and Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Crossing) connect to the city of Vancouver and the Trans-Canada Highway.

Map showing the location of the park within the city

Stanley Park

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1001 acre public park in British Columbia, Canada that makes up the northwestern half of Vancouver's Downtown Peninsula, surrounded by waters of Burrard Inlet and English Bay.

1001 acre public park in British Columbia, Canada that makes up the northwestern half of Vancouver's Downtown Peninsula, surrounded by waters of Burrard Inlet and English Bay.

Map showing the location of the park within the city
View of Siwash Rock taken from the forest trail above
A painting of ships used in George Vancouver's exploration of the west coast of North America in his 1791–1795 expedition
A traditional seagoing canoe dug out of a single cedar tree using stone tools. For years, hundreds of such canoes competed in local Dominion Day celebrations.
An 1897 settlement in Stanley Park. The centre house is the traditional longhouse style of the Squamish people.
Springboard notched stumps attest to pre-park logging activities.
1887 map showing the area of the proposed park
Stanley Monument, unveiled 19 May 1960, depicting Stanley dedicating the Park "To the use and enjoyment of people of all colours and creeds and customs for all time"
The Robert Burns Memorial,
1928 photo of the home of Tim Cummings, the last person to live at Brockton Point
Along the seawall
Second Beach pool in 1940
Map showing the location of WWII defence forts, including Ferguson Point (Stanley Park)
A bear in the Stanley Park Zoo, which is now permanently closed
Vancouver Province photo of debris left by 1934–1935 storms and warning of the fire hazard if not cleaned up
The National Geographic western red cedar before it was uprooted after being ravaged in 2006 by what is called in the US the Hanukkah Eve windstorm
Trees growing out of stumps show the regeneration of the park forest.
A pedestrian path along the Vancouver Seawall
Stanley Park's popular miniature railway
"Royal" lily pads on Beaver Lake
Lost Lagoon looking north
The Japanese Canadian War Memorial was erected through private donations in memory of Japanese Canadians who served in World War I.
The President Harding Memorial
The Totem Poles

The park borders the neighbourhoods of West End and Coal Harbour to its southeast, and is connected to the North Shore via the Lions Gate Bridge.

The south end of Lions Gate Bridge in Vancouver, Canada

Reversible lane

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Lane in which traffic may travel in either direction, depending on certain conditions.

Lane in which traffic may travel in either direction, depending on certain conditions.

The south end of Lions Gate Bridge in Vancouver, Canada
Typical striping on an old-style suicide lane setup in the United States
A turn lane (in New Zealand a "flush median") with a raised median in the forefront
A typical five-lane arterial equipped with a center turn lane. These are often found in cities, towns and developed areas near cities. In the United States, the sequence line is located on the inside of the lane (sometimes with left turn arrows for both flows ). In Canada it is the same for all provinces with the exception of Ontario, where the sequence line is located on the outside.

Lions' Gate Bridge in Vancouver (3 lanes total, 1 reversible)

Highway 99 at the Marine Drive interchange, just north of the Lions Gate Bridge

British Columbia Highway 99

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Major north–south artery running through the Greater Vancouver area of British Columbia from the U.S. border, up Howe Sound through the Sea to Sky Country to Lillooet, and connecting to Highway 97 just north of Cache Creek.

Major north–south artery running through the Greater Vancouver area of British Columbia from the U.S. border, up Howe Sound through the Sea to Sky Country to Lillooet, and connecting to Highway 97 just north of Cache Creek.

Highway 99 at the Marine Drive interchange, just north of the Lions Gate Bridge
The Lions' Gate Bridge carries Highway 99 between Vancouver and North Vancouver.
Highway 99 north of Squamish

Highway 99 north goes through the downtown area by way of Seymour Street (southbound it uses Howe Street) and Georgia Street, through Stanley Park, and over the Lions Gate Bridge into West Vancouver at Marine Drive.

The Lions seen from Cleveland Dam at Capilano Lake, in the District of North Vancouver

The Lions (peaks)

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The Lions (Squamish: "Ch'ich'iyúy Elxwíkn" Twin Sisters) are a pair of pointed peaks (West Lion – 1646 m; East Lion – 1606 m) along the North Shore Mountains in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

The Lions (Squamish: "Ch'ich'iyúy Elxwíkn" Twin Sisters) are a pair of pointed peaks (West Lion – 1646 m; East Lion – 1606 m) along the North Shore Mountains in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

The Lions seen from Cleveland Dam at Capilano Lake, in the District of North Vancouver
The Lions from North Vancouver through a telephoto lens.
The Lions from nearby Unnecessary Mountain, showing the difference in height between the two peaks
The ridge, or "saddle" leading to the West Lion
The West Lion, seen from the ridge. Its base is at an elevation of 1525 m.
The East Lion, seen from the ridge
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Along with the Lions Gate Bridge named in their honour, these twin summits have become one of the most recognizable Vancouver landmarks.

First Narrows forms the western mouth of Vancouver's inner harbour.

First Narrows (Vancouver)

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Official name for the entrance to Burrard Inlet, the mouth of Vancouver, British Columbia's inner harbour.

Official name for the entrance to Burrard Inlet, the mouth of Vancouver, British Columbia's inner harbour.

First Narrows forms the western mouth of Vancouver's inner harbour.
Prior to the dredging shallow sandbanks extended far from the north shore.

The Lions Gate Bridge opened in 1938, tall enough to permit ocean going vessels to transit beneath.