WATERLOO, Ont. – Canada’s bridges need a more rigorous inspection process according to a Canada research chair in smart infrastructure. Forty-three people were killed in Genoa, Italy Aug. 14 when an 80-foot section of the Morandi Bridge collapsed. Three heavy-duty […]
ARLINGTON, VA – The head of the American Trucking Associations has called on the U.S. government to invest more in highway infrastructure to help the trucking industry keep up with growing demand for freight transportation services.
COQUITLAM, BC – Commercial drivers traveling in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia could save up to $4,500 a year beginning September 1, with Premier John Horgan eliminating tolls on Port Mann and Golden Ears bridges.
WINDSOR, ON – It’s going to cost more…correction…it’s going to cost a whole lot more to build a new bridge connecting Canada and the U.S.
VANCOUVER, BC – British Columbia Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Todd Stone has released design and cost details for the George Massey Tunnel Replacement Project that will result in a new 10-lane bridge built over the Fraser River at Highway 99.
BROSSARD and MONTREAL, QC – One of the busiest bridges in Canada will be free of tolls when a replacement span in built and opened, reversing an earlier decsion.
LONGUEUIL, QC — The final major work blitz at the Champlain Bridge is scheduled for this upcoming weekend meaning there will be lane closures, detours and backed up traffic for those wanting to travel between Montreal and Brossard. The work is part of a three-leg series to install modular trusses under the bridge to support the edge girders and ensure safe passage for users until the new Champlain Bridge opens. The work will be done over the weekend, from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday, to minimize the effect on traffic. Drivers are advised to plan their trips in advance and consider other itineraries in order to avoid the Champlain Bridge corridor as much as possible. Maps showing the closures and detours for the blitz are available online.
LONGUEUIL, QC – Two major work blitzes are set happen at the Champlain Bridge two out of the three next weekends, resulting in big detours for those wanting to travel between Montreal and Brossard.
PORT COLBORNE, ON – Truck traffic in the Port Colborne area is about to turn ugly following damage to a bridge and planned closures for others, all resulting in detours in this area west of Buffalo NY.
WINDSOR, ON – Six different teams made up of Canadian, American and international companies have offered up their services to built the Gordie Howe International Bridge. The Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA), which is managing the project to build the span connecting Windsor, ON and Detroit, MI, announced on Wednesday it received a strong response to its request for qualifications (RFQ) it made in July.
SAULT STE. MARIE — It’s lights out on the International Bridge arches connecting the cities of Sault Ste. Marie as a cost-saving lighting replacement project prepares to take a highly visible step forward.
WINNIPEG, MB – Governments should redirect 100 percent of fuel taxes back into infrastructure, the Manitoba Trucking Association says.
While the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is investigating the answers to why a Washington state bridge collapsed, you may be surprised to learn that the Skagit River bridge is not as bad as it gets.
VANCOUVER – Port Mann bridge ice bombs close new $3.3 Billion Bridge and lead to hundreds of insurance claims.
OTTAWA, ON – The federal government has reserved $53 billion for infrastructure spending, according to the 2014 Economic Action Plan, which Finance Minister Jim Flaherty released Tuesday.