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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Halifax’s Macdonald Bridge stays open to traffic while 46 bridge spans are replaced

October 14, 2016 Corinne Lynds

For only the second time in history, the suspended spans of a bridge are being replaced while keeping the bridge open to traffic. The first; was the Lions Gate Bridge in Vancouver, and the second is Halifax’s own Macdonald Bridge.

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New Champlain Bride is construction showpiece

October 14, 2016 Jim Barnes

Canada has been home to a variety of megaprojects in recent years. None will be more visually stunning than the new Champlain Bridge (NCB) in Montreal, which will replace the existing Champlain Bridge in 2018. The existing bridge crosses the

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2016 CISC National Steel Design Awards celebrate excellence in steel construction

October 11, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) announced the winners of the biennial CISC National Steel Design Awards of Excellence in Toronto last week. The Awards were the culmination of a two-year competition that brought together regional winners from across

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George Massey Tunnel replacement procurement reaches RFP stage

October 5, 2016 On-Site Magazine

  The Government of British Columbia has invited three pre-qualified bidding teams to participate in the Request for Proposals (RFP) stage to design, build, partially finance and operate the George Massey Tunnel Replacement Project. The total cost of the project

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Sir Ambrose Shea Lift Bridge officially opens

October 4, 2016 On-Site Magazine

H.J. O’Connell, a division of Bird, was the lead in a joint venture with Vancouver Pile Driving Ltd. in the construction of the new vertical lift bridge in Placentia, Newfoundland and Labrador. The scope of work consisted of replacing the

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Work on the Gordie Howe International Bridge project progresses with the next phase of preparatory work

August 19, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) and its partners continue to make progress moving toward the construction and completion of the Gordie Howe International Bridge with more than $110 million in construction projects. The first phase of preparatory work includes construction of

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New bridge to replace culvert on Highway 16 in B.C.

August 16, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Work will soon be underway on a project to replace the Kathlyn Creek culvert with a bridge on Highway 16 near Smithers, announced Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Todd Stone. “Replacing the culvert with a bridge will make a big

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VIDEO: Original Port Mann Bridge demolition in time lapse

July 27, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The original Port Mann Bridge stood tall in British Columbia for nearly 50 years before officials decided to replace it with a wider bridge of the same name. Built in 1964, the bridge was four-lanes wide and, at the time