Category Archive : Structural Bearings

November 8, 2016

Lead-Rubber Bearing Prototype Testing

Lead-Rubber Bearing Prototype Testing

Canam-Bridges just supplied seismic isolators for two overpasses located at the Félix Leclerc (Highway 40) and Laurentian (Highway 73) interchange in Quebec City, Quebec. As part of this project, two overpass ramps underwent repairs while two bridges were demolished and rebuilt. The structures were designed by a consortium composed of BPR and EXP, and the project was carried out by EBC Construction on behalf of the Quebec Ministry of Transportation. Canam-Bridges provided various Goodco

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December 8, 2015

Case Study: Pot Bearings with Uplift Restraint for a New Stadium in Atlanta

Case Study: Pot Bearings with Uplift Restraint for a New Stadium in Atlanta

The National Football League (NFL) team in Atlanta, Georgia—the Falcons—will have a new home for the start of the 2017 season. The 71,000-seat stadium will have a steel roof structure designed, fabricated, and erected by the Canam-Heavy business unit, with bearings designed and manufactured by Goodco Z-Tech, a product of Canam-Bridges. This represents one of the largest contracts to date for the Canam Group. Credit: 360 Architecture The stadium’s roof structure is formed of a network…

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September 2, 2014

Seismic Isolation of Bridge Footings

Seismic Isolation of Bridge Footings

In 2013, Canam-Bridges supplied structural steel components for the reconstruction of an overpass for the Highway 20/73 Interchange rehabilitation project in Lévis, Quebec. This 1,040-ft. (317-meter) curved bridge is supported by five piers that straddle the two highways; each of the deck spans is comprised of six steel girders. The structure was designed by a consortium formed by CIMA+ and Dessau, and the project was executed by Roxboro Excavation Inc. for the project customer,…

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