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Peregrine falcons: 6 baby falcons have hatched on our structures this summer!

Another great nesting season has just ended for the two pairs of peregrine falcons that made their nests on the Honoré Mercier Bridge and Champlain Bridge this summer. Each couple hatched three baby falcons that started to fly in early July. Unfortunately, one fledgling had some problems during its first take-off and had to be […] ...
23 July 2019   ·


Crossing the Champlain Bridge one last time

On July 1, we celebrated the permanent closure of the #ChamplainBridge with several guests including Eugene Joseph Diabo, who worked on its construction from 1959 to 1961. In this short video, discover the history of the bridge, watch as old-time cars cross it for the last time, and learn what’s in store for its future. […] ...
19 July 2019   ·


Reappointment of the Chairman of JCCBI’s Board of Directors

July 12, 2019 – Today the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, announced the reappointment of Paul T. Kefalas as Chairman of JCCBI’s Board of Directors for a period of one year. Mr. Kefalas is a businessman and career executive with over 30 years of experience. He has held senior executive positio ...
12 July 2019   ·


An emotional day as we say #byebyeChamplain

On July 1st, JCCBI welcomed journalists to the Champlain Bridge to let them capture videos and images of the last vehicles crossing the bridge before it was permanently closed after the opening of the Samuel De Champlain Bridge. Three cars from 1962 drove down the empty lanes of the Champlain Bridge under a warm sun […] ...
3 July 2019   ·


Deconstruction of the Original Champlain Bridge

Request for Participation in the Research and Development Competition The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated, invites the research Entities to file one or more competition submissions for the Request for Participation in the Research and Development Competition as part of the Deconstruction of the Original Champlain Bridge. JCCBI wishes to seize the opportunity of […] ...
25 June 2019   ·


Champlain Bridge: Complete and permanent closure as of June 28

The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) would like to advise road users of the complete and permanent closure of the Champlain Bridge as of Friday, June 28 at 10:00 p.m. This closure is required to let Signature on the Saint Lawrence (SSL) finalize the approaches before completely opening the Samuel De Champlain Bridge [&hell ...
25 June 2019   ·


Champlain Bridge: Complete closure toward Montreal as of June 21

The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) would like to advise road users that the Champlain Bridge toward Montreal will be completely closed starting Friday, June 21 at 10:00 p.m. Motorists will therefore not be able to access the Champlain Bridge toward Montreal from Hwy. 30. This closure is necessary to let Signature on [&he ...
18 June 2019   ·


Appointment of Henri-Jean Bonnis to JCCBI’s Board of Directors

On June 7, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, announced the appointment of Henri-Jean Bonnis to the Board of Directors of the Corporation. Mr. Bonnis has more than 15 years of diverse experience in the areas of investment planning, program administration, and project management. He is currently ...
7 June 2019   ·


JCCBI a proud partner of the Canadian National Steel Bridge Competition!

This year, École Polytechnique hosted the Canadian National Steel Bridge Competition (CNSBC) for the first time. Over 220 students and 18 teams from Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico and China participated in this fourth edition of the CNSBC held from May 15 to 18. This event was an excellent demonstration of the talent of future engineers! […] ...
28 May 2019   ·


A jewel of our heritage, the Jacques Cartier Bridge has been a fixture of the city’s skyline for 89 years.

In 1921, citizen committees, the Board of Trade, the Montreal Chamber of Commerce, the Civic Improvement League, and several other organizations submitted a report to the Honourable P. J. A. Cardin, Minister of Marine and Fisheries, about t ...
24 May 2019   ·