Monthly Archives: June 2014

04/06/2014

Launched-Girder Erection: A Cost and Time-Effective Technique

Launched-Girder Erection: A Cost and Time-Effective Technique

Canam-Bridges¬†participated in the construction of a bridge over the Natashquan River that now links two municipalities in the province of Quebec, Kegaska and Pointe-Parent, which are located approximately 620 miles (1,000 km) north of Quebec City. Until the bridge opened in fall 2013, Kegaska residents had relied on other means, including boat, plane and snowmobile, to meet their transportation needs. This project was executed in the scope of the extension of Route 138. The superstructure chosen…

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New Launching Technique Using Counterweights

New Launching Technique Using Counterweights

In recent years, Canam-Bridges has elaborated an innovative bridge erection technique: a launched-girder erection system using counterweights. This method was put to use during the construction of the North Channel Bridge, which connects the City of Cornwall and Cornwall Island in Ontario, Canada and the State of New York in the U.S. Spanning the St. Lawrence Seaway, over 120,000 commercial vehicles and 2,300,000 passenger vehicles use this vital corridor every year. The Mandate The

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Welcome to the Canam-Bridges Blog

Welcome to the Canam-Bridges Blog

In the present day and age where everything is going ever faster and our time is carefully tallied, we all want to quickly obtain answers to our questions. We are now proposing a solution that will help you to find the information you’re looking for, right at your very fingertips. Canam-Bridges¬†has created a blog that, we hope, will become an ally in the execution of your bridge projects. This latest initiative is in line with our…

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