The bridge also has a dedicated pedestrian and bicycle pathway underneath one of its wings.
The North Arm Bridge does not carry automotive vehicles, as the neighbouring Oak Street Bridge does. The bridge has two tracks enabling SkyTrains to pass each other either way traversing the bridge between Bridgeport Station in Richmond and Marine Drive Station in south Vancouver. The main span is 180 metres (591 ft) and has a total length of 562 m (1844 ft). The bridge deck elevation can go up to 25 metres (83 ft) while the maximum tower elevation is 47 metres (154 ft).