On-Site Magazine


October 29, 2019  

Construction team to miss deadline to hand over final elements of new Champlain Bridge project

The main component of the Samuel De Champlain Bridge

October 29, 2019  

Infracon, Eiffage win $104.6M bridge contract tied to B.C.’s Site C dam project

The B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has awarded

October 8, 2019  

From the editor… Sprucing up a piece of construction history

It’s old, plenty rusty and somewhat less refined than

October 3, 2019  

‘Nation-building’ or folly? Project to build costly tunnel between Labrador and Newfoundland resurfaces

ST. JOHN’S, N.L.—The federal Liberals’ campaign platform has rekindled

September 26, 2019  

New Brunswick starts work on $45M project to replace two bridges along key forestry route

Work to replace a pair of aging bridges on

September 12, 2019  

2,300 pigeons killed, 635,000 kilograms of bird poop cleared in Saskatoon bridge fix

SASKATOON—The City of Saskatoon says about 2,300 pigeons have

August 23, 2019  

Alberco wins $55M contract to build new bridge over North Saskatchewan River northeast of Edmonton

FORT SASKATCHEWAN, Alta.—The Alberta Ministry of Transportation has awarded

August 13, 2019  

Three build teams shortlisted for major bridge project on western edge of Toronto

Coco Paving, Dufferin Construction, EllisDon, Kiewit and Spanish contractor Ferrovial Agromán are all in the running for the contract to replace an aging six-lane bridge along the QEW

August 13, 2019  

Staying on target: Fall election looms as federal infrastructure plan progresses in fits and starts

In the early morning hours of June 24, a

July 24, 2019  

B.C. Supreme Court to hear construction groups’ challenge to province’s Community Benefits Agreement

The contentious labour rules have already been to put work on numerous big-ticket jobs, such as a major widening project on the Trans-Canada Highway and the new Pattullo Bridge

July 2, 2019  

Montreal’s new Champlain bridge fully open as old bridge heads for brief retirement, deconstruction

The ailing 57-year-old bridge required numerous late-life fixes to keep it functional while construction progressed on its modern replacement

June 24, 2019  

Montreal’s new, $4.4B Champlain bridge opens to first traffic

MONTREAL—Six months late and millions of dollars over budget,

June 17, 2019  

Montreal’s new Champlain bridge to open July 1, but builders could be on the hook for millions for late finish

After four years of construction, work on the new $4.2 billion Samuel De Champlain Bridge has entered its final weeks, but the question of penalties for the major delay remains

May 28, 2019  

Nova Scotia’s 4,200 bridges need more monitoring: auditor general

HALIFAX—Nova Scotia’s auditor general says the province’s bridges must

May 16, 2019  

Feds putting up $345.4M to extend Autoroute 19, rehabilitate Montreal bridge

MONTREAL—Three infrastructure jobs, including a major project to extend

May 7, 2019  

Environmental nod keeps B.C.’s $1.4B Pattullo bridge on track for construction to start this year

SURREY, B.C.—Plans to start work on a replacement for

April 27, 2019  

Ontario issues RFQ for major bridge rehab project along QEW in Mississauga, Ont.

The six-lane bridge is a vital link between Toronto and Hamilton. Recent investigations determined the 85-year-old structure is in “major” need of repair or replacement

March 12, 2019  

Shovels expected in the ground this year on project to build new bridge, twin Hwy. 15 northeast of Edmonton

EDMONTON—A project to twin a stretch of Alberta Highway

March 6, 2019  

Aecon, EllisDon and Flatiron win major contracts for work on Calgary’s ring road

CALGARY—The long-running project to encircle Alberta’s largest city with

February 24, 2019  

As new Champlain Bridge nears completion, feds prepare for $400M project to tear down old bridge

The steel truss cantilever bridge has carried traffic over the St. Lawrence River for more than 50 years