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Champlain Bridge deconstruction

Questions and Answers about the Champlain Bridge deconstruction

Why does the Champlain Bridge have to be deconstructed? The Champlain Bridge has reached the end of its service life and has to be taken down. Due to design problems with the original bridge, some structural components have deteriorated more quickly than expected. Even without vehicle traffic, maintaining this structure would result in significant ...
30 April 2019   ·


JCCBI’s 40th anniversary : 1964 to 1987

To celebrate this 40th anniversary, JCCBI is inviting the public to take a journey back in time with an interactive timeline and a souvenir photo album to learn more about the major achievements and daring solutions that our local experts have developed over the years. 1976 : The Jacques Cartier Bridge at the time of construction […] ...
18 April 2019   ·


Questions for Vincent Guimont-Hébert, Environment Engineer, Bachelor of Civil Engineering (environment specialization) and MBA

What is your role at the Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI)? Over the years, I’ve realized that my professional inspiration comes from a simple idea: helping people make decisions that improve the environmental, so ...
16 April 2019   ·


Throwback : June 2017 Stories and Bridges multimedia tour

JCCBI launched June 1, 2017 the Stories and Bridges multimedia tour, which people can experience using the free Montréal en Histoires app. This technical and historical tour, which you can do on foot or by bicycle, connects the Jacques Cartier Bridge and Champlain Bridge to the Champlain Bridge Ice Control Structure via the Greater Montreal [&hell ...
11 April 2019   ·


Major weekend work blitzes on the Jacques Cartier Bridge

The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) would like to notify users that major reinforcement and painting work on the steel structure of the Jacques Cartier Bridge will take place in April and May. The work will be done during three weekend blitzes, on April 20 to 22, April 27 to 28, and May […] ...
9 April 2019   ·


Throwback: 1966 Bonaventure Expressway (photos)

Bonaventure Expressway was built as a third approach to the Champlain Bridge and a road to the downtown area. It became the main access road to the Expo 67 site. On April 21, 1967, seven days before the opening of Expo 67, the Bonaventure Expressway was inaugurated by Mr. Guy Beaudet, Director of the Port […] ...
4 April 2019   ·


Jacques Cartier Bridge: the bicycle and pedestrian network will reopen on April 2 in the evening

The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) would like to advise users that its bicycle and pedestrian network will gradually open for the 2019 summer season starting Tuesday, April 2. The multipurpose path of the Jacques Cartier Bridge will reopen to pedestrian and bicycle traffic on Tuesday, April 2 in the evening. The sidewalk ...
2 April 2019   ·