Annual Archives: 2017

December 19, 2017

Opening of the Portageville Railway Bridge

Opening of the Portageville Railway Bridge

The reconstruction of the Portageville Railway Bridge over the Genesee River in New York State is completed and December 11, 2017, saw its first crossing. Canam-Bridges supplied 3,900 tons of steel components for the arch section of the bridge (483 feet.) including large welded box chord members painted inside and outside. The demolition of the old bridge will be done during the winter and painting of the components of the new…

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December 14, 2017

Four Access Ramps for LaGuardia Airport in New York

Four Access Ramps for LaGuardia Airport in New York

Canam-Bridges will supply 3,600 tons of components to build the steel structures of four new access ramps at LaGuardia Airport in New York on behalf of the Skanska / Walsh joint venture. The redevelopment of the Central Terminal B is being completed through a public-private partnership and will be delivered in design-build mode. The four access ramps will be made up of transfer box…

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November 29, 2017

Third Swing Bridge Project in Ontario

Third Swing Bridge Project in Ontario

Canam-Bridges won the contract for fabricating and installing steel components that will be used to replace the Brighton Road swing bridge on the Trent-Severn Waterway in Ontario. This bridge spans the Murray Canal on County Road 64 and connects the municipalities of Prince Edward County with Quinte West. This is Canam’s third swing bridge project in Ontario, after replacing the Hastings Bridge in 2016 and the…

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November 21, 2017

Seven CISC Awards of Excellence for Canam Group

Seven CISC Awards of Excellence for Canam Group

Canam-Buildings and Canam-Bridges received seven awards from five winning projects at the 19th CISC Awards of Excellence Gala for the Québec region held on November 6th, 2017 in Montréal. Category: Institutional Projects Saint-Laurent Sports Complex, Montréal (Saint-Laurent district), Québec. This sports complex includes two swimming pools, one of which is recreational with a progressive beach, an indoor soccer field, two gymnasiums, a multi-functional room and a training room. This 153,805 ft.2…

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November 1, 2017

“Connecting the Shorelines” Webseries: View the Second Video Clip

“Connecting the Shorelines” Webseries: View the Second Video Clip

The second video clip from our webseries entitled “Connecting the Shorelines” which focuses on the fabrication of the components of the new Champlain Bridge is now available on the Canam-Bridges blog. This episode addresses shop issuing and Lean culture.   VIEW THE VIDEO CLIP

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October 26, 2017

Canam-Bridges Changes the Ergonomics of Goodco Z-Tech Web Pages

Canam-Bridges Changes the Ergonomics of Goodco Z-Tech Web Pages

Canam-Bridges, a subsidiary of Canam Group, has made changes to the ergonomy of its website, more specifically to the web pages where Goodco Z-Tech products are presented. On the Internet, everything happens very fast. A new visitor only needs a few seconds to decide if he stays on the site and browses through it or if he goes to the page of a competitor. It is therefore important that visitors enjoy reading…

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October 18, 2017

Canam Group Optimizes its Participation in the CISC Steel Rendez-vous

Canam Group Optimizes its Participation in the CISC Steel Rendez-vous

The 9th edition of Steel Rendez-Vous, organized by the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction, will be held on October 23, 2017 under the theme “The Sky is the Limit for Steel”. This symposium will bring together a group of specialists and three Canam Group employees, whose expertise is recognized in their respective fields of activity will deliver short addresses on advanced technology as well as research findings on certain…

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October 4, 2017

Goodco Z-Tech Products for the Construction of 43 Bridges in Alberta

Goodco Z-Tech Products for the Construction of 43 Bridges in Alberta

Canam-Bridges was recently awarded the contract to provide different types of Goodco Z-Tech structural bearings and expansion joints for the Southwest Calgary Ring Road (SWCRR) project. The Goodco Z-Tech products will be used in the construction of 43 bridges located on this portion of the project that was officially renamed the Tsuut’ina Trail in July. With 31 kilometres of new six- and eight-lane divided highway including 14 interchanges and…

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September 28, 2017

The Burgoyne Bridge Wins an Award of Excellence in Health and Safety

The Burgoyne Bridge Wins an Award of Excellence in Health and Safety

Pomerleau, a general construction and project management contractor, awarded the National Top Site 2017 Chantier national par excellence trophy to the Burgoyne Bridge replacement project in St. Catharines, Ontario. The Burgoyne Bridge, St. Catharines, Ontario This is the most prestigious award offered by Pomerleau. This trophy recognizes the health and safety efforts and abilities of all people involved in the project. The jobsite was judged on the following criteria: positive OHS statistics, proactive monitoring of…

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September 27, 2017

Canam Erects its First Box Girders for the New Champlain Bridge

Canam Erects its First Box Girders for the New Champlain Bridge

It was during the month of August that we saw the first box girders fabricated by Canam appear on the piers of the West approach of the new Champlain Bridge. To date, 10 box girders with lengths varying from 65.5 ft. to 115 ft. (19.96 to 35.6 meters) have been erected. “After several months of work, our employees are very proud to see their efforts take shape”, said Robert Dutil, Senior Vice President, Canam-Bridges, Canada…

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