Participate in the Material Reuse Competition

COMPETITION to reuse materials from the Champlain Bridge

For this competition, interested individuals, organizations and groups are invited to submit a project to repurpose a selection of components from the original Champlain Bridge.

You have until December 31, 2021 to provide your Submission Form and formally submit your project to reuse materials from the original Champlain Bridge.

Visit the dedicated competition WEB PAGE for more information. 

2019 - Spring  

    Start of public meetings
    Commissio ning of the Samuel De Champlain Bridge
    Decommisioning of the Champlain Bridge
2019 - Summer  

    End of targeted environmental analysis
2020 - Spring  

    Start of the design-build contract for the deconstruction
    Reuse of materials

    End of the deconstruction of the Champlain Bridge
    Work to redevelop the shoreline and area around the Estacade
    Compensation work


The original Champlain Bridge has reached the end of its service life. It is now replaced with a new bridge and is being taken down according to a sustainable development approach. This major project will last three years and has five main components: