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From miniature wooden toothpick bridges to iron giants

On August 22, engineers Marc-André Marcoux and Jean-François Rousseau welcomed Christian Ivanov, winner from the 16th edition of the Compétition Pont-POP at the École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS), for a VIP tour of the Jacques Cartier Bridge. The winner was accompanied by representatives from ÉTS. Marc-André and Jean-François shared the ...
26 September 2017   ·


Meet the Jacques Cartier Bridge illumination project team

Until October 2nd, an exhibit of large-format photographs featuring the illumination of the Jacques Cartier Bridge is on display in the main hall of the SSQ Tower-Longueuil (1225 Saint-Charles West St.), where the Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) has its head office. These photos give you an up-close look of the project’ ...
26 September 2017   ·


Get on your bike to discover the rich history of our bridges!

Looking for a free and engaging activity to do on a beautiful fall day? Download the free Montréal en Histoires app and take the Stories and bridges multimedia tour that connects the Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges and the Champlain Bridge Ice Control Structure via the Greater Montreal bicycle network. As you tour the five […] ...
26 September 2017   ·


Marjorie Paré

Marjorie Paré Student in the supply chain management certificate program – HEC Montréal Graduate in civil engineering – Polytechnique Montréal May 2017 to August 2017 Champlain Bridge Project Office Although Marjorie grew up almost right next to the Champlain Bridge, she only found out about internships at The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated through […] ...
26 September 2017   ·


The Île Sainte-Hélène pavilion: A treasure from the past

In your travels over the Jacques Cartier Bridge, you’ve probably noticed one of the four turrets on the roof of the Île Sainte-Hélène pavilion found half-way between Montreal and the South Shore. Built between 1927 and 1931, this Art Deco building, a rare style in Montreal, is, of course, located on Île Sainte-Hélène. With a […] ...
25 September 2017   ·


The Journées de la culture 2017

Once again this year, The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) is actively involved in the Journées de la culture from September 29 to October 1 and has three free activities for you to enjoy in the sector of the Jacques Cartier Bridge. Did you know that the pedestrian crossing of the Île Sainte-Hélène […] ...
25 September 2017   ·


A tunnel still also young, even 60 years later!

The Melocheville Tunnel turns 60 this week! At 227.6 metres long and 28.5 metres wide, this underground structure is made up of 18 caissons and a traffic lane in each direction, a sidewalk on the north side, and three ventilation shafts (one air exhaust and two air intakes). Construction on the structure, which was formerly […] ...
23 September 2017   ·


Living Connections model on display at Place des Arts

A model of the Jacques Cartier Bridge illumination project will be on display from September 7 to 12 at Place des Arts for the “De Ville-Marie à demain” exhibit. An official event for the celebrations of Montreal’s 375th anniversary, this major exhibit will combine 3D models, panels and virtual presentations of the significant buildings and ...
7 September 2017   ·


Solution Bonaventure East Sector: An innovative project to stem the flow of contaminated water into the St. Lawrence River

For 100 years, the shore of the St. Lawrence River was used as a landfill for industrial and household waste that has caused major contamination problems. The Solution Bonaventure Environmental Project, which was launched in June 2016, now ...
6 September 2017   ·