The International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) has announced the laureates for its 2020 awards, including the first honour for a Canadian structure since the program was initiated in 1998—the new Samuel De Champlain Bridge over the Saint…
The municipal government of Surrey, B.C., announces the completion of the Serpentine Railway Bridge replacement project. It is the first of 13 project components to be partially supported by the federal government’s Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund (DMAF). The city…
RINA has completed main construction of the replacement bridge for the Polcevera Viaduct—also known as Ponte Morandi, named for the engineer who originally designed it—in Genoa, Italy, approximately 18 months after its predecessor tragically collapsed during a rainstorm, killing 43…
Stantec has promoted Susan Walter, P.Eng., to executive vice-president (EVP) of infrastructure on a global basis. She succeeds Stuart Lerner, who was recently named chief operating officer (COO) for North America. Walter brings 35 years’ industry experience to the role.…
The government of British Columbia says funding is in place and plans are moving ahead to rebuild and realign West Fraser Road, which was heavily damaged in 2018 by flooding and needs to be replaced. With an estimated cost up…
The 2019 Canadian Infrastructure Report Card, released yesterday ahead of the federal election, calls for long-term investments in the renewal of public infrastructure that it finds is aging, in poor condition and at risk. The following are some of the…
On Oct. 1, the Garrison Crossing stainless steel bridge—reportedly the first of its kind in Canada—was officially opened in downtown Toronto. Pedelta, a consulting engineering firm specializing in bridges, worked with DTAH, an architectural firm, and other companies to design…
The projects include the rehabilitation of a bridge in Mississaugas of New Credit First Nation community and a replacement for the collapsed Port Bruce Bridge in Elgin County.
A new taller, more modern, bridge will be built in North Lake Harbour to improve clearance for boat traffic and provide better access to facilities in the area.
Third Crossing bridge to be the first in North America to use an Integrated Project Delivery model
The current bridge, constructed in 1959, links the island of Lamèque to the mainland. Construction on the new bridge will begin in 2022.
Memory alloys, which can be flexed without experiencing permanent damage, can maintain a bridge’s structural integrity and significantly reduce repair costs after a seismic event.
The province is committing $670 million in bridge restoration and construction around the province over the next five years.
“The project was a great example of the transfer of knowledge to the local community, and the positive socio-economic impact on the region, thanks to the reduction of travel time from Jammu & Kashmir to Punjab by over four hours was impressive.” –Jury
The existing wooden bridge, built in 1970, is being replaced with a concrete and steel constructed bridge.
Nearly $200 million in improvement projects in northwestern Alberta will include two bridge replacements.
The work will involve raising and lowering the 77-metre-long bridges to replace the existing bearings with seismic isolation bearings.
The Conference is focussing on the theme “Build Bridges…not Walls”. The SMSB Conference has been organized under the auspices of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, CSCE, and is held every four years. It has traditionally provided a worldwide state-of-the-art…
Currently in the preliminary design phase, the province will provide up to $60M of the estimated $180M cost of the new bridge
The galvanized truss bridge, which was designed, fabricated and installed by Canam-Bridges of Quebec, utilizes Acrow’s prefabricated orthotropic steel deck units.
Built in the 1920’s and reconstructed in 1957, daily traffic on the bridge is estimated to be in excess of 20,000 vehicles.
The program allows for up to 50% cost-shared funding for municipal road and bridge renewal projects.
Restoration of the Blackfriars Bridge, first designed in 1875, includes removal of the bridge from its supports followed by off-site rehabilitation of the superstructure.
Selection of an engineering consultant will begin this year, and once design and engineering are complete construction could begin as early as fall 2019.
Engineering assessments have been ongoing and the ministry now has concluded that a bridge, capable of accommodating water flow levels similar to those last year, is the appropriate permanent solution at Commotion Creek.
A new two-lane, three-span, concrete bridge will replace existing bridge that was built in 1915.
Vancouver will host the 39th IABSE Symposium on the exploration of topics related to structural engineering of buildings, bridges and other civil infrastructure. The Symposium will showcase the latest in technology and practice to enable engineers, researchers and public agencies…
The new bridge crossing the Miramichi River will feature a wider cross-section and be able to accommodate the region’s traffic needs.
The funding will assist with 10 projects to build and repair municipal bridges across the province, with costs shared 50-50 between the province and municipalities.
The project involves building a new structure located slightly north of the existing Gouin bridge.