fbpx

Roméo Valois

A graduate of the École Polytechnique de Montréal and the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology, engineer Roméo Valois co-founded the Lalonde et Valois consulting engineering firm. Although the National Harbours Board was tasked with managing the construction of the Champlain Bridge in 1955, engineering consulting firm Pratley de Montréal was hired to create the plans […] ...
26 May 2017   ·


Hugh Griffith Jones

Architect and artist Hugh G. Jones put his creative talent to work to create both structural drawings and works of art, and some of his pieces can be found on display at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. After training in Minneapolis, Jones worked in Chicago and New York before moving to Montreal. During Montreal’s urban […] ...
19 May 2017   ·


Unveiling of Living Connections on the Jacques Cartier Bridge The world’s first connected bridge

The Jacques Cartier Bridge shone bright yesterday evening, with a stunning inaugural light show that dazzled a large audience. The show demonstrated the many possibilities open to the world’s first connected bridge. The interactive lighting work, Living Connections, was developed by a team of local creators and engineers as part of the official p ...
18 May 2017   ·


ASCE Regional Steel Bridge Competition Montreal engineering students come away with top honours!

The ASCE Regional Student Steel Bridge Competition was held on April 21 and 22 in Syracuse, NY. Join us in congratulating the Pont d’acier Hercule team from ÉTS , which came in first for the entire competition and won the construction speed, economy, lightness and efficiency categories. With this victory in hand, the ÉTS team […] ...
15 May 2017   ·


INAUGURAL LIGHT SHOW Come celebrate with us at the Jacques Cartier Bridge on May 17!

After more than two years of work by hundreds of different professionals (including sixty engineers!) who tackled many technical and creative challenges, The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) is very pleased to invite you to the official lighting of the Jacques Cartier Bridge on May 17. Come watch this unique event that wil ...
15 May 2017   ·


Henry Bordeaux

Novelist Henry Bordeaux gave Montreal a bronze bust of Jacques Cartier, on behalf of his native land of France, to commemorate the 400th anniversary of this explorer’s discovery of Canada. This gift was made in honour of the official name change of this bridge linking Montreal to the South Shore. Formerly called the Harbour Bridge, […] ...
12 May 2017   ·


Illumination of Jacques Cartier Bridge, May 17

Don’t miss this unique celebration of the Jacques Cartier Bridge illumination for Montreal’s 375th anniversary. Discover the full potential of the lighting effects that LIVING CONNECTIONS will present for the next 10 years. A musical soundtrack created especially for the evening will feature the Orchestre métropolitain under the artistic direction of Yannick Nézet-Séguin and a […] ...
8 May 2017   ·


Camillien Houde

A key figure of Montreal history, Camillien Houde had a career in politics for many years and served as mayor of Montreal on and off between 1928 and 1954 . Nicknamed “Mr. Montreal,” he attended the inauguration of the Jacques Cartier Bridge on May 24, 1930. Did you know that Camilien Houde was a prisoner at […] ...
5 May 2017   ·