Category Archives: Projects

December 6, 2018

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

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

The fourth and last video clip from our webseries – “Connecting the Shorelines” – is now available. This webseries focuses on the fabrication of the new Champlain Bridge components. Discover the major logistical challenge of delivering the box girders for the new Champlain Bridge project. VIEW THE VIDEO CLIP  

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October 11, 2018

Canam-Bridges will Fabricate Four-season Lighted Navigation Buoys for the Canadian Coast Guard

Canam-Bridges will Fabricate Four-season Lighted Navigation Buoys for the Canadian Coast Guard

On October 5, the Government of Canada announced the award of a contract to Canam-Bridges to manufacture 184 four-season lighted navigation buoys to be deployed in the St. Lawrence River shipping channel, between Québec and Montréal. The contract includes options to acquire up to 204 additional buoys. These new modernized buoys are part of the Coast Guard’s network of over 17,000 aids to navigation located across the country, such as lighthouses and beacons, helping to maintain…

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May 15, 2018

“Connecting the Shorelines” : 3rd Webseries’ Episode Available

“Connecting the Shorelines” : 3rd Webseries’ Episode Available

In this new Champlain Bridge video on the Canam-Bridges blog, you will be shown the manufacturing process and quality insurance steps regarding welds as well as the paint application process on the box girders. VIEW THE VIDEO CLIP  

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March 7, 2018

Second Pulaski Skyway Bridge rehabilitation mandate for Canam-Bridges

Second Pulaski Skyway Bridge rehabilitation mandate for Canam-Bridges

Canam-Bridges was granted the contract for a major upgrade to the Pulaski Skyway Bridge, a four-lane highway bridge running through Jersey City, Kearny and Newark, (NJ), owned by the New Jersey Department of Transportation. For this arch bridge, Canam will manufacture 61 through plate girders and 255 stringers totaling 1,370 tons of steel. These components will be used to replace an existing section of the highway and a new suspended span. Manufacturing will begin in February 2018…

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January 22, 2018

Project Follow-up: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge

Project Follow-up: Commonwealth Avenue Bridge

The replacement of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge over I-90 in Boston, Massachusetts continues. For its part, Canam completed 95% of the fabrication of 1,950 tons of steel components for this project at its plant in Claremont, New Hampshire. The components are also painted and metallized in this same plant. The construction of this 450-foot. (137-metre) long overpass is done in design-build mode. Deliveries started in spring 2017 and will be completed in the…

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January 16, 2018

A Bridge Structure Shaped as Airplane Wings

A Bridge Structure Shaped as Airplane Wings

The Turcot Interchange Reconstruction Project in Montreal, Quebec involves replacing several run-down structures. New structures include the Saint-Jacques Street overpass that crosses the Décarie Expressway (Autoroute 15), for which 2,100 tons of steel components are currently being fabricated at Canam’s plant in Quebec City, Quebec. The shape of the bridge’s structure recalls airplane wings due to the wings on either side of the central girders. The 394-foot (120-metre) long cable-stayed bridge with a steel…

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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 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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