The Beddington Trail Bridge is the first prestressed concrete bridge in Calgary and was completed in 1993. Instead of steel reinforcement, it was decided to use CFRP tendons, which made it the first bridge in the world to use CFRP reinforcement. It was also the first bridge in the world to use fibre optic Bragg grating sensing.

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