Chaudière Bridge – Hull Causeway Deck Replacement
Chaudière Bridge – Hull Causeway Deck ReplacementUs
Public Works / Travaux publics

Completion Date:
Date D'achèvement:
November 2013
Contract Amount:
Montant du Contrat
$
5 300 000.00
$

Consultant: McCormick Rankin Corp. (MMM Group)
Client: Federal Government (PWGSC)

The Causeway project consisted of complete deck removal and rehabilitation by steel girder strengthening, form and pour new concrete deck complete with expansion joints and deck drain system. The new bridge also consisted of new seismic bearing pads installation and concrete abutment rehab. To complete the work, the deck now wears a new waterproofing membrane and asphalt overlay. Pedestrian safety was also a priority throughout the project to which a temporary walkway was built for its entire duration as an overhang to the adjacent crossing bridge. In the end, new guardrails and handrails have been fabricated and installed to complete the finished product.

The Hull Causeway project not only consisted of technical work but excessively tight deadlines. The crossing carries approximately 28,000 vehicles daily, or about 15 per cent of all traffic between the two cities.

Media Links:
Ottawa Business Journal – Gatineau firms win federal bridge contracts
Government of Canada awards construction contracts to ensure the highest standards of safety for its bridges in the NCR
Daily Commerical News – Gatineau bridges receive federal funding for critical repairs and upgrades