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Jacques Cartier Bridge multipurpose path and sidewalk: A review of the first year of winter operations - Today, The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) is pleased to report on its first season of winter operations of the Jacques Cartier Bridge multipurpose path and sidewalk. During the 91 days between December 18, 2020 and March 18, 2021, a total of 14,034 trips were taken on the multipurpose path: 6987 trips were […]
Peregrine falcons | Already four eggs at Honoré-Mercier Bridge this year! - NOW 4 EGGS AT THE HONORÉ MERCIER BRIDGE! Our peregrine falcon pair are back at the Honoré Mercier Bridge in the same nest as last year. They are expanding their family and the female is now incubating four eggs! The falcons generally nest on cliffs, and the piers of the Honoré Mercier Bridge are very similar to […]
The deconstruction in 50 seconds | Time-lapse video - JCCBI has produced a time-lapse video showing all the work done during the first six months of the Champlain Bridge deconstruction. The Nouvel Horizon Saint-Laurent (NHSL) Corporation is continuing its deconstruction work on the Île des Sœurs jetty and has sped up its preparatory work for deconstruction from the river. The first step will be using barges […]
OIQ presentation | Deconstructing the Champlain Bridge in the era of sustainable development - Today, two senior engineers from The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI), Guillaume Saulnier and Hamza Azekraoui, along with Audrey Atwood, a specialist in sustainable and stakeholder development at JCCBI, gave a talk on  deconstructing the original Champlain Bridge in the era of sustainable development to over 180 people and mostly members of the Ordre des […]
Champlain Bridge Deconstruction | Two ultra-sophisticated fish migration corridors - Two migration corridors are currently being created to mitigate the jetty’s impacts on fish and their habitat on the Île des Sœurs side. Over ten underwater cameras as well as two resistivity sensors will help the teams perform biological monitoring for each corridor to ensure that no fish pass by unnoticed! In addition to counting […]
Jacques Cartier Bridge | Multipurpose path and sidewalk open 24/7 starting this Thursday night, March 18 - With the arrival of Spring, The Jacques Cartier Bridge path and sidewalk are now open all day and night for active mobility users. However, note that the pedestrian tunnel at the Île Sainte-Hélène Pavilion (ISHP), which connects the sidewalk to the path, remains closed in compliance with the government’s pandemic-related distancing guidelines.   The Jacques Cartier and […]
Champlain Deconstruction | Work updates - Île des Sœurs While continuing to deconstruct the spans from the Île des Sœurs jetty, Nouvel Horizon Saint-Laurent (NHSL) has maintained an excellent environmental record and has had no complaints from residents about the work. As of February 15, NHSL has deconstructed four of the seven spans and is getting ready to deconstruct the fifth span […]
Talk at the CRIB | Research and Development Program for Champlain Bridge Deconstruction - On Thursday, March 4, Jean-François Belleau, Eng., and Moctar Sidibé, Eng., engineers with the Expertise, Research and Applications Directorate at JCCBI, gave a talk to nearly one hundred people at the Centre de recherche sur les infrastructures en béton. Their presentation of the Research and Development program for the Champlain Bridge deconstruction provided an overview […]
JCCBI celebrates National Engineering Month - THANK YOU TO OUR 56 ENGINEERS! Every year, Engineers Canada organizes National Engineering Month to promote the profession across the country and encourage young people to pursue careers in engineering. We are very proud of our engineers here at JCCBI! In honour of this occasion, we wanted to highlight engineering and its many challenges and, above all, […]



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