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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

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Cadillac Fairview announces design for new Toronto Eaton Centre pedestrian bridge

April 10, 2017 On-Site Magazine

Toronto, ON – Cadillac Fairview (CF) unveiled plans today for a new pedestrian bridge across Queen Street to better integrate CF Toronto Eaton Centre with the Hudson’s Bay and Saks Fifth Avenue flagship locations in downtown Toronto. Construction is slated

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Province, BCGEU and BCRB reach tentative agreement

April 5, 2017 BC Gov News

A tentative agreement has been reached between the Province, BC Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association and the B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) on labour succession in 27 highway maintenance service areas, ensuring job security and improved maintenance

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Commuters and residents to benefit from Cornwall Area bridge replacements

February 27, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

Ontario is creating jobs and improving key transportation infrastructure to keep people moving, by replacing the Wales Drive bridge in Ingleside and the Avonmore Road bridge in Long Sault. Construction at the Avonmore Road underpass is scheduled to begin in

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George Massey Tunnel Replacement project granted Environmental Assessment approval

February 15, 2017 On-Site Magazine

Environment Minister Mary Polak and Community, Sport and Cultural Development Minister Peter Fassbender issued an Environmental Assessment Certificate to the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure for the George Massey Tunnel Replacement project, which includes: building a new 10-lane, clear span

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The Federal Bridge Corporation commemorates James L. McIntyre

February 14, 2017 Federal Bridge Corporation Limited

FBCL announced that the new Service Building located on the Canadian plaza at the Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge will be dedicated to the memory of James L. McIntyre. McIntyre was a long-standing Chair of the Sault Ste. Marie Bridge

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Massey replacement preliminary works go to tender

January 17, 2017 On-Site Magazine

Two contracts for preliminary construction work on the George Massey Tunnel Replacement Project went to tender last week. The contracts are for site preparation in order to improve ground conditions for future lane widening. The ministry will award one contract

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RFP released for Gordie Howe International Bridge project

November 16, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP), inviting proponents to submit formal proposals to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Gordie Howe International Bridge project. The Gordie Howe International Bridge project will address four regional transportation

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Funding for new Parsnip River Bridge to improve safety and access

October 31, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

The Government of Canada and the Government of British Columbia announced financial support on Oct. 27 to replace the Parsnip River Bridge near Mackenzie, B.C., which will improve safety and capacity on Highway 97 North, a significant provincial transportation route. Parsnip

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Improving roads and bridges in Niagara Region

October 21, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

Ontario is supporting upgrades to roads, bridges and other local community infrastructure in Niagara Region, helping to connect communities and keep people moving while creating jobs and economic growth. “Investments in critical infrastructure projects through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund