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Can you build a bridge out of cardboard?

Want an incredible construction experience? Then help build the Jacques Cartier Bridge—out of cardboard! On Saturday, September 15, Montreal will welcome engineering artist Olivier Grossetête, who has created monumental structures out of cardboard in about ten cities around the world. Olivier has devised the largest cardboard structure ever built in Quebec, as the Jacques Cartier […] ...
6 September 2018   ·


Radio-Canada stops by to learn about the peregrine falcons on our structures

This year, 8 baby falcons were hatched on our structures: 4 on the Honoré Mercier Bridge and 4 more on the Champlain Bridge. On Thursday, journalists from Radio-Canada came to find out more about these birds and meet Jacky, a young peregrine falcon who has been trained to keep away pest birds at Pierre-Elliott Trudeau […] ...
11 July 2018   ·


Polytechnique students rewarded with a visit to the Jacques Cartier Bridge

Graduate students in structural engineering at École Polytechnique de Montréal had the great pleasure of admiring the Jacques Cartier Bridge up close on June 27. They were accompanied on their tour by Soufyane Loubar and Emanuel Chênevert. The visit was their reward for giving the best presentations of an ongoing thesis project at the 3rd [&hell ...
5 July 2018   ·


L'ingénieur en circulation

Our Traffic Engineers

Construction sites are popping up all over Quebec, and Montreal is no exception. As a user of the road, you know how hard it can be to get around the province in the summer. Did you know that, without our Traffic Engineers, the situation would be much worse, if not impossible? Traffic Engineers make sure […] ...
4 July 2018   ·


News about our falcons

We recently let you know about two pairs of peregrine falcons that had taken up residence on our structures. These two couples have “gotten busy,” and baby falcons have now hatched! Specialists at Falcon Environmental Services, Inc. (FES) recently inspected our structures to confirm the number of nests and number of young on each one, […] ...
21 June 2018   ·


The anurans are back!

Anurans are frogs and toads that, like many animals, find shelter in reed areas to survive. Right next to the Champlain Bridge, Honoré Mercier Bridge, Jacques Cartier Bridge and Melocheville Tunnel, you can find tons of anurans hopping around: Green frogs Leopard frogs Grey treefrogs Spring peepers These amphibians are protected species that play an […] ...
24 May 2018   ·


The falcons have returned

Again this year, two pairs of peregrine falcons have found a home on the Honoré Mercier Bridge and Champlain Bridge. “We have confirmation that the pairs have nested on the bridges, but we don’t know how many babies they have yet,” said Stéphane Vaquette from the Engineering, Environment Directorate, at JCCBI. Falcon Environmental Services (FES) […] ...
22 May 2018   ·


A unique opportunity for the École secondaire Dalbé-Viau!

On April 25, students from the École secondaire Dalbé-Viau in Lachine got the chance to visit the contaminated water treatment system in the west sector of the Solution Bonaventure environmental project. These science students are in the Soif de savoir, Soif d’agir program launched by Environnement Jeunesse, a water recovery and preservation pr ...
27 April 2018   ·


2018 PontPop winners come for a visit

On April 24, JCCBI welcomed the winners of the 2018 PontPop competition for a visit to the Jacques Cartier Bridge and its surroundings. The teams had received their official prize during the event from February 23 to 24. The winning team in the CEGEP category,  from the Cégep régional de Lanaudière, and in the secondary […] ...
26 April 2018   ·


2018 Prix Distinction from Tourisme Montréal: Illumination of the Jacques Cartier Bridge wins Synergy Award

Yesterday evening, Tourisme Montréal held its 2018 Prix Distinction gala at the InterContinental Montreal hotel. The Jacques Cartier Bridge Illumination Project received the Synergy Award, presented by Aéroports de Montreal, because of it ...
13 April 2018   ·