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Feds ordered savings review for Gordie Howe bridge over cost concerns

April 19, 2018 Jordan Press, The Canadian Press

Ottawa has been keeping a tight lid on how much the new cross-border bridge will cost to build

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B.C.’s Lions Gate, Ironworkers Memorial bridges receive retrofit

April 11, 2018 by Jillian Morgan

Design work is underway for a retrofit of the Lions Gate and Ironworkers Memorial bridges in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland. The existing concrete collar protection at the base of the south tower of the Lions Gate Bridge will be enhanced

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New bridge announced for B.C.’s Nass River crossing

March 19, 2018 by Jillian Morgan

A new two-lane bridge will replace an existing single-lane timber bridge over Nass River, B.C. The bridge will be built upstream from the current structure, located on Highway 37, approximately 75 kilometres east of Stewart, B.C. The two lanes will

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Graham begins pre-construction planning for Edmonton’s Groat Road Bridge

March 14, 2018 by Jillian Morgan

Pre-construction planning is underway for the $46 million Groat Road Bridge rehabilitation project in Edmonton, Alta. The contract was awarded to Graham in February. Groat Road Bridges and Road Renewal Project aims to extend the service life of the bridge

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Crowchild Bridge keeps traffic flowing in Calgary

March 12, 2018 Saul Chernos

Key Cowtown bridge, originally built in the mid-’60s, is getting a much-needed makeover to help handle growing population, but environmental concerns necessitated a unique approach to the work. Commuter chaos might seem unavoidable when rebuilding a series of overpasses on

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Champlain Bridge project to be finished by December

March 1, 2018 by Jillian Morgan

Montreal, Que.’s new Champlain Bridge, which will connect Nuns’ Island and Brossard, is underway, with 65 per cent of work completed since fall 2017. The remaining 35 per cent is expected to be complete by December 2018. Infrastructure Canada participated

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Temporary bridge used to transport pipes in wastewater facility renovation

January 4, 2018 On-Site

A temporary utility bridge offered an alternative solution to a wastewater treatment facility upgrade in Cambridge, Ont. Provided by bridge engineering and supply company Acrow Bridge, the structure was used to carry pipes across Ontario’s Speed River and provide a

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New Montreal bridge currently being built had 2,000 defects: report

December 5, 2017 The Canadian Press

MONTREAL – The federal transport minister offered reassurances Monday that the New Champlain Bridge will be safe despite a published report that some 2,000 defects have been found in parts manufactured by a Spanish company. “It’s in good hands,” Marc

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Phase One of the Regina Bypass complete

October 31, 2017 Saskatchewan Government

The first phase of the Regina Bypass construction between Balgonie and Highway 33 is now complete, marking a major milestone for the project.  The bypass will improve safety, divert large truck traffic around Regina and help eliminate traffic congestion. “This

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$60.6M Warman and Martensville overpass projects 40% complete

October 24, 2017 SOURCE Government of Saskatchewan

New overpasses at Warman and Martensville are about 40 per cent complete.  The $60.6 million overpasses will improve safety at two of Saskatchewan’s fastest-growing communities. “Investing in efficient roads and highways helps drive economic productivity and create middle-class jobs,” said

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Update on the construction of the new Champlain Bridge

October 24, 2017 Infrastructure Canada

Montreal, Quebec –  On Oct., 20 Infrastructure Canada participated in an update on the construction of the new Champlain Bridge with its private partner, Signature on the Saint Lawrence (SSL) and The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI), which is

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Highway 3 Upper Cambie Bridge replacement complete

October 4, 2017 BC Gov News

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has completed work on the $7.7-million project to replace the Highway 3 (Crowsnest) Upper Cambie Bridge. “This bridge replacement was necessary because the previous bridge at this site had reached the end of its

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Bridge construction projects underway throughout Saskatchewan

September 26, 2017 Saskatchewan Government

In addition to the hundreds of kilometres of highway improvements across the province, the Government of Saskatchewan will be investing more than $50 million this year on bridges and culverts. With more than 100,000 lakes and rivers in Saskatchewan, bridges

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VIDEO: The world’s first 3D-printed reinforced concrete bridge is almost complete

September 12, 2017 inhabitat.com

Eindhoven University of Technology has a massive 3D printer capable of printing immense objects – and it’s currently creating the world’s first 3D-printed reinforced concrete bridge. The bridge will be installed this month in the small Dutch town of Gemert,

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Governments of Canada and Ontario invest in the replacement of Rainy River – Baudette International Bridge

August 25, 2017 Infrastructure Canada

RAINY RIVER, ON – Don Rusnak, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay was in Rainy River today to announce more than $13 million in federal funding for a joint Canada–USA project to replace the Rainy River-Baudette International Bridge, through the Major Infrastructure Component of the Building Canada Fund. The

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Traffic congestion relief and ice removal coming to Alex Fraser Bridge

August 24, 2017 BC Gov News

Motorists who rely on the Alex Fraser Bridge will benefit from two projects going to tender today. The first is a new project to install a cable collar system for ice removal this winter. The second is for elements of

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VIDEO: Extreme precision and collaboration needed to erect new CF Toronto Eaton Centre bridge

July 24, 2017 Cadillac Fairview

In an operation of extreme precision and collaboration, the new CF Toronto Eaton Centre bridge was transported from its pre-assembly location on James Street using a self-propelled modular transport vehicle that lifted the bridge into place for installation on Queen

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New CF Toronto Eaton Centre Bridge is lifted into place

July 11, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

The CF Toronto Eaton Centre Bridge, a roughly 35m long footbridge weighing approx. 200t, was lifted into its final position on July 8. Located at third-floor level, it spans over Queen Street West between the Hudson’s Bay building and CF

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Funding will improve capacity of Peace River Bridge

July 11, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

PEACE RIVER, AB – Government funding will improve the capacity and flow of traffic over the Peace River by constructing a second bridge to accommodate westbound traffic. Once completed, the existing bridge will be used solely for eastbound traffic. Funding will also

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The Federal Bridge Corporation Ltd. commemorates James L. McIntyre

May 22, 2017 Federal Bridge Corporation Limited

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited (FBCL) has unveiled the new Service Building located on the Canadian plaza at the Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge dedicated to the memory of James L. McIntyre. McIntyre was a long-standing chair