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Operation “super beam” on the Champlain Bridge

November 29, 2013 – The Support Beam operation was developed over the past few years in order to respond in the event that a Champlain Bridge girder could not be secured by isolated reinforcement measures. A 75-tonne steel beam was installed above a cracked beam to reinforce the weakened section of the bridge. This was […] ...
29 November 2018   ·


Review of another year of major work

This morning, the Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) held its annual public meeting to review its activities and financial results for 2017-2018. Again this year, the Corporation kept on track with its two-fold mission to maintain user safety and to extend the service life of its structures. To do so, JCCBI invested $134 […] ...
23 November 2018   ·


Unveiling of Living Connections on the Jacques Cartier Bridge 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 program for Montreal’s 375th anniversary and Canada’s 150th. The bridge illumination gives Montreal a new world-class visual signature. After the 30-minute show marking the official launch of Living Connections, the ...
16 November 2018   ·


Notice of temporary closure of the Jacques Cartier multipurpose path and sidewalk

Due to the first snowfall, The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) wishes to advise pedestrians and cyclists that the Jacques Cartier Bridge multipurpose path and sidewalk will be temporarily closed during the night of November 15 to 16 following the precipitation, to ensure the safety of the users. The multipurpose path and ...
15 November 2018   ·


Pedestrians and cyclists: Winter’s coming soon

As we transition to the winter season, The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) is keeping a steady watch over weather conditions that may affect the safety of pedestrians and cyclists who use the Jacques Cartier Bridge. Weather conditions on the bridge can be different from those on the shores of the river. There […] ...
14 November 2018   ·


Champlain Bridge sector: Users can now take the new bridge on Île-des-Sœurs

As of today, road users can drive in both directions on the new Île-des-Sœurs bridge inaugurated by François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities. This new configuration has given rise to some changes to the geometry and elevation of the nearby road network, and drivers will no longer be able to take the bypass bridge [ ...
12 November 2018   ·


This month’s profile: Marie-Michèle Bussière-Dicaire

Engineer, Civil Engineering Graduate of McGill University and ÉTS Her journey: Marie-Michèle received her bachelor’s in civil engineering in December 2007 and started working for the traffic maintenance team at CIMA+ in February 2008. At the same time, she worked on her graduate diploma in construction engineering (project design and rehabi ...
9 November 2018   ·


Alejandro Mazuera: my internship experience at JCCBI

Growing media coverage of the construction industry got me interested in the many organizations working in this sector. The technical feats of projects on the Honoré Mercier Bridge (deck replacement in the federal section), Champlain Bridge (instrumentation and monitoring), and the Jacques Cartier Bridge (illumination for Montreal’s 375th and Ca ...
9 November 2018   ·


40th anniversary: new bicycle path on the Champlain Bridge Ice Control Structure

In 2016, The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) was pleased to inaugurate the new dedicated bicycle path on the Champlain Bridge Ice Control Structure. Pedestrians and cyclists from Greater Montreal had the opportunity to discover and enjoy the new facilities at a festive event held right near the ice control structure. In 2 ...
7 November 2018   ·


JCCBI’s 40th anniversary: Celebrating four decades of engineering innovations

Four decades of innovation are something to celebrate! On November 3, The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) will mark its 40th anniversary with the launch of an entire year of celebrations. As a leading manager of major infrastructure, JCCBI is responsible for maintaining the integrity of key Quebec structures in addition t ...
1 November 2018   ·