Twenty years ago, four inches of ice covered the Jacques Cartier Bridge and Champlain Bridge

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the ice storm that hit Quebec in 1998. The crisis affected over 600 municipalities, plunged 3.5 million people into darkness, and had a major impact on our infrastructure and bridges. A few days after the storm started, weather conditions forced The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) [ ...
5 January 2018   ·


Pedestrians and cyclists, warning work area

Replacement work of the railings along the runway and sidewalk on the Jacques Cartier Bridge begins on January 8th. During this project, railing sections will be completely removed and will create openings to the river. As this activity involves significant risks for the safety of workers and users, Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated insist […] ...
4 January 2018   ·


Ring in the New Year at the Jacques Cartier Bridge

On December 31 at 11:45 p.m., come to Le Grand décompte, a special light show at the Jacques Cartier Bridge that will be set against a Montreal soundtrack played live from the Clock Tower Quay and simulcast at the Jacques-Cartier Quay and Place Jacques-Cartier. This new co-creation from Moment Factory and ATOMIC3 will be a […] ...
27 December 2017   ·


A helping hand to make the holidays merry and bright for everyone

Staff at The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) were asked to give to people in need for the holidays. The Corporation partnered with L’Entraide Chez Nous, a charity in Longueuil, to distribute the food donations we collected in December. “We met with everyone who came for a food basket in November so that […] ...
22 December 2017   ·


Good news for winter cyclists!

The Réseau de transport de Longueuil (RTL) has announced that it is running a winter pilot project, in partnership with The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI), to transport cyclists and their bicycles on a dedicated bus across the Jacques Cartier Bridge during peak hours. From December 20, 2017 to April 13, 2018, the […] ...
19 December 2017   ·


Stopping toxic products from flowing into the St. Lawrence River

The Bonaventure Solution environmental project was presented last week at the 2017 INFRA Congress of the Centre d’expertise et de recherche en infrastructures urbaines (CERIU). The project definitely piqued the curiosity of many water management engineers and specialists. Martin Chiasson, Director Environment at The Jacques Cartier and Champlain ...
15 December 2017   ·


Winter testing area on the multipurpose path

Over the next month, the Jacques Cartier Bridge multipurpose path, which was closed for the winter on Sunday, will undergo winter maintenance testing. These tests will be done between Longueuil and Île Sainte-Hélène and in a few target areas between Île Sainte-Hélène and Montreal. “We’ll be testing traditional snow removal methods with a small tractor […] ...
14 December 2017   ·


Invest in tomorrow’s engineers

The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI), partner of the Prix Relève in Municipal Infrastructure event of the Centre d’expertise et de recherche en infrastructures urbaines (CERIU), awarded this week four scholarships to students to support them in their applied research projects. A jury composed of specialists evaluated each application according to eligibility conditions ...
8 December 2017   ·


Great honours for the Jacques Cartier Bridge illumination

All the work put into managing stakeholders for the illumination of the Jacques Cartier Bridge was recognized with an Élixir “Best of Projects” award given out by PMI-Montréal on December 4. The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) lent its expertise to pilot this project that brought so many people together. Under the c ...
5 December 2017   ·


JCCBI proud to participate at the 2017 INFRA Congress of the Centre d’expertise et de recherches en infrastructures urbaines

This week, The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) is proud to actively participate at the 23rd 2017 INFRA Congress of the Centre d’expertise et de recherche en infrastructures urbaines (CERIU). This incredible indu ...
4 December 2017   ·