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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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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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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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Improving roads and bridges in Eastern Ontario

January 17, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

Ontario is helping to connect communities in Eastern Ontario, keep people moving, create jobs and boost local economic growth by supporting upgrades to roads, bridges and other community infrastructure. Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Jeff Leal made the

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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

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The Federal Bridge Corp. announces completion of new CBSA traffic building

September 21, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

On September 20th, the Federal Bridge Corporation Limited (FBCL) announced the completion and opening of the new Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Traffic Building, which provides modern and expanded facilities for border operations at the Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge.

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Hundreds of bridges, culverts not being inspected properly: Manitoba auditor

July 27, 2016 Canadian Manufacturing Onlline

Manitoba’s auditor general says hundreds of bridges and culverts across the province are not being inspected as frequently as required—if at all. A report released July 21 by Norm Ricard blames staff shortages, inconsistent procedures and infrastructure that, much as

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First anniversary of construction on new Champlain Bridge

July 11, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, was at the New Champlain Bridge construction site’s west jetty location today to mark the first anniversary of the start of work on this iconic structure, which will transform Montreal’s urban landscape

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St. Lawrence Erectors lands two contracts for major infrastructure projects in Montreal

May 2, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

SAINT-GEORGES, QC— St. Lawrence Erectors Inc., a Canam Group Inc. subsidiary, announced that it has signed agreements totalling $35M for the rehabilitation of the Jacques Cartier Bridge and the installation of the Lachine Canal Bridge as part of the Turcot reconstruction

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Ontario helping York Region expand cycling and improve safety

April 4, 2016 On-Site

Ontario is providing $1.3 million to York Region over the next two years to help build new, or improve existing, cycling infrastructure through the Ontario Municipal Cycling Infrastructure Program.Markham will receive $325,000 to upgrade two kilometres of cycling and walking

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Cheaper to ‘taxi’ squirrels than build a bridge

March 31, 2016 Canadian Consulting Engineer

The case of a “squirrel bridge” built four years ago near The Hague in the Netherlands has been causing lots of amusement in international media. The bridge was custom designed to help squirrels get from one forested area to another

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$3.5B Massey Tunnel replacement project gets support

March 30, 2016 On-Site Magazine

There is strong public support to replace the Massey Tunnel with a $3.5 billion, 10-lane bridge,  according a recently released report on the public consultation process done by the Government of British Columbia. The report confirms residents are in favour of capacity improvements

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Saskatchewan companies busy with Regina Bypass work

March 16, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Construction of the Regina Bypass continues on time and on budget with the assistance of Saskatchewan companies. At least 22 local companies are now playing significant roles in the massive transportation infrastructure project and that number will increase as construction

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Ontario Good Roads installs new exec

February 26, 2016 On-Site Magazine

For the first time in more than two decades, a representative from the City of Toronto will take the helm of the Ontario Good Roads Association. Robert Burlie, Manager of Road Operations, Toronto/East York District, City of Toronto has been elected president of the

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Ontario expands infrastructure funding programs

February 23, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Ontario is providing small, rural and northern municipalities with expanded access to predictable, stable, annual funding to build and repair roads, bridges, water and wastewater infrastructure. Premier Kathleen Wynne announced the expansion of the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund (OCIF) and

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B.C. gets $73M federal gas tax funding for infrastructure

February 17, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Water treatment plants, bridges, roads and recreational centres included

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Edmonton’s Walterdale bridge arch hoisted into place: Video

February 8, 2016 Canadian Consulting Engineer

Signature structure to change city skyline