Category Archives: Projects

April 26, 2013

Structal-Bridges Lands Two Major Contracts in Newfoundland and Labrador and Massachussetts

Structal-Bridges Lands Two Major Contracts in Newfoundland and Labrador and Massachussetts

(SAINT-GEORGES, QC) – Structal-Bridges, a division of Canam Group Inc. (TSX: CAM), has secured two large contracts totaling close to $60M for the fabrication of the steel structures that will replace the Sir Ambrose Shea Lift Bridge in Placentia, located in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, and the John Greenleaf Whittier Memorial Bridge, which overlooks the Merrimack River between Newburyport and Amesbury in the state of Massachusetts. Credit: HNTB Project in Newfoundland and…

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January 29, 2013

Memorial Bridge Southbound Span in Place

Memorial Bridge Southbound Span in Place

The first section of the Memorial Bridge that links Kittery, Maine, and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, was recently erected on the piers of the new bridge. The immense steel structure, which measures 300 ft. (91.4 m) long and weighs 650 tons, forms the southbound span. Photo: NHDOT The first section of the new Memorial Bridge on the barge prior to departure. Photo: NHDOT The 650-ton steel bridge structure was floated down the Piscataqua River The structure left the Port…

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December 13, 2012

Canam Group Inc. Lands Multiple Contracts Totaling Close to $55M

Canam Group Inc. Lands Multiple Contracts Totaling Close to $55M

(BOUCHERVILLE, QC) Canam Group Inc. (TSX: CAM) today announced that it recently added close to $55M in contracts to its backlog of orders for various building, structural steel and bridge projects. Bridges in Wisconsin and Massachusetts Structal-Bridges concluded agreements totaling more than $26M for the fabrication of two bridges in the United States and the supply of structural bearings in Canada. The first agreement made with the State of Wisconsin is to fabricate components for…

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September 27, 2012

Des Laurentides Interchange: Watch a Video Showing the Erection of Box Girders

Des Laurentides Interchange: Watch a Video Showing the Erection of Box Girders

A video presenting the field erection of box girders at the Des Laurentides Interchange in Montreal, Quebec, is now available under the Projects tab, Video, on the Structal-Bridges website. It was filmed by G.T.S. (Les Grands Travaux Soter Inc.), the general contractor in charge of the project. Length: 9 min. 56 sec. Also read: Des Laurentides Interchange: Box girders signed Structal-Bridges

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September 19, 2012

Tour the Dominion Bridge via a 360° Interactive Panoramic Photo

Tour the Dominion Bridge via a 360° Interactive Panoramic Photo

Thanks to the latest 360-degree photo technology, you can now go on a virtual tour of the Dominion Bridge, located between Lévis and Quebec City in the province of Quebec, and view the structure in minute detail. In 2011, Structal-Bridges supplied 3,500 tons of metalized structural steel components as well as Goodco Z-Tech structural bearings and expansion joints for the reconstruction of this bridge. To move around in the photo, simply click, hold and drag…

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August 7, 2012

Structal-Bridges Lands Three Contracts in Quebec and Alberta

Structal-Bridges Lands Three Contracts in Quebec and Alberta

(QUEBEC CITY, QC) – Structal-Bridges, a business unit of Canam Group Inc. (TSX: CAM), today announced that it has secured three contracts totaling close to $50M for the fabrication of the steel structures of bridges that will be erected in Notre-Dame-des-Pins and Lévis, in Quebec, and in Edmonton, Alberta. Northeast Anthony Henday Drive Structal-Bridges was awarded this contract under a joint venture with Rapid-Span Structures Ltd., a bridge fabricator in Western Canada. The project, which…

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July 13, 2012

North Channel Bridge: An Innovative Girder Erection Method Signed Structal-Bridges

North Channel Bridge: An Innovative Girder Erection Method Signed Structal-Bridges

Structal-Bridges began delivering box girders in the scope of the North Channel Bridge Replacement Project in Cornwall, Ontario, in mid-May. The erection of the girders, which was also entrusted to Structal-Bridges, is being executed using the launched-girder erection technique that requires the use of a steel launching nose: a lightweight girder section with variable inertia that is mounted at the front of the structure in order to minimize structural loads during launching. Photo : AECON Group…

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June 19, 2012

Goodco Z-Tech Publishes a Report on Fatigue Tests Performed on its Modular Joints

Goodco Z-Tech Publishes a Report on Fatigue Tests Performed on its Modular Joints

Goodco Z-Tech a Canadian leader in the design and manufacture of structural bearings and expansion joints, published a report titled ‘’ Fatigue testing of Goodco Z-Tech single support bar modular bridge expansion joint with welded stirrups’’ on its website. This executive report is a summary of an exhaustive and comprehensive study sponsored by Goodco Z-Tech and carried out in the structural laboratory of École de technologie supérieure, Université du Québec in Montreal.

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June 1, 2012

Structal-Bridges Completes Deliveries for the Route 1 Gateway Project in New Brunswick

Structal-Bridges Completes Deliveries for the Route 1 Gateway Project in New Brunswick

Structal-Bridges recently completed the delivery of components for the construction of the Musquash Bridge, one of several structures being built in the scope of the Route 1 Gateway Project in New Brunswick. Structal-Bridges was mandated by Dexter Construction Company Ltd. to fabricate 11 steel structures as part of this project, which will add 55 kilometers to the existing highway. In addition to supplying 3,400 tons of steel and Goodco Z-Tech…

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May 25, 2012

Autoroute 5 Extension Project: A Second Contract for Structal-Bridges

Autoroute 5 Extension Project: A Second Contract for Structal-Bridges

Structal-Bridges recently concluded an agreement to fabricate the steel components for a total of four structures that are being built in the scope of the Autoroute 5 extension project in Quebec’s Outaouais region. This is the second contract obtained by Structal-Bridges from general contractor Couillard Construction Ltd. The four structures, which will total 810 tons of steel, include two overpasses above Valley Road on Autoroute 5 and two bridges over La Pêche River: one on Autoroute…

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