Material Reuse Competition

Champlain Bridge Material Reuse Competition!

Individuals, organizations and groups will be invited to submit a project to repurpose a selection of components from the original Champlain Bridge.

The first step is to submit an Expression of Interest Form before May 31, 2021 in order to give JCCBI a better idea of the degree of interest in each type of component.

Visit the 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: