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Overhanging the St-Lawrence Seaway, the Seaway International Bridge in Cornwall is a vital road link between Canada and the United States. Every year, the bridge accomodates over 120,000 commercial transits and more than 2,300,000 passenger vehicle transits.

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New Cornwall Bridge Update – May 22, 2015

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Traffic Notice – Closure of Second St W at Brookdale Ave to remove bridge superstructure – May 20, 2015

 American Bridge Canada will be closing Second Street West at Brookdale Avenue on Monday, May 25th in order to continue work on the removal of the high-level bridge.

The closure will start on Monday, May 25th and it is expected to remain in place until Friday, June 5th, subject to favourable weather conditions.

During the closure period, the bridge will not be affected and will remain fully operational, Brookdale Avenue will remain open to northbound and southbound traffic. Meanwhile, traffic on Second Street West will be detoured via Brookdale Avenue, Seventh Street and Hoople Avenue.

The City of Cornwall and American Bridge Canada would like to thank all motorists for their patience and cooperation while this work is carried out.

If you have additional questions or concerns, please contact American Bridge Canada at (613) 932-0800.

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New Cornwall Bridge Update – May 6, 2015

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The Seaway International Bridge Corporation, Ltd. Reopens South Channel Bridge between Cornwall Island and Massena (NY)

OTTAWA, May 9, 2015 / CNW/ – The Seaway International Bridge Corporation, Ltd.(SIBC) has re-opened the South Channel Bridge to traffic at this time.

Work has been completed by the SIBC maintenance crew to repair the shift in alignment to the south tower’s east expansion joint. Following an engineering assessment of the repairs, the South Channel Bridge is now open to all traffic with no restriction.

The SIBC is proud of the maintenance crew’s efforts to ensure the safety and security of all patrons on the Three Nations Bridge Crossing as well as our unblemished safety record. SIBC wishes to thank the public for their patience.

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Temporary closure of the South Channel bridge between Cornwall Island and Massena (NY) – May 8, 2015

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Temporary Closure of the South Channel Bridge between Cornwall Island and Massena, New York

OTTAWA, May 8, 2015 / CNW/ -As a safety precaution following a daily routine inspection, The Seaway International Bridge Corporation (SIBC), Ltd. has temporarily close the South Channel Bridge of the Seaway International Bridge between Cornwall Island and Massena (NY) to traffic.  The SIBC crew identified that the south tower’s east expansion joint had experienced a shift in alignment. The bridge was immediately closed to traffic to allow for an appropriate engineering assessment.

Upon further investigation and engineering review‎ by both FBCL engineers and independent professional engineering consultants, it was determined that remedial work had to be done to a bridge component. The SIBC is proud to have always maintained an unblemished safety record and will continue to do so.

These works are expected to take some 48 hours throughout which the bridge will remain closed. Emergency vehicles are being permitted to cross, but in a controlled manner‎.

The bridge closure affects only the South Channel Bridge between Cornwall Island and Massena and has no impact on traffic across the North Channel Bridge between the city of Cornwall and Cornwall Island.

Further details will be published on the bridge project blog site over the weekend (www.cornwallbridge.ca).

For further information: André Girard, Vice-President, Communications, The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited, (613) 998-8427 (Ottawa), (613) 932-3629 (Cornwall), andre.girard@federalbridge.ca,
www.federalbridge.ca, http://www.sibc.ca

 

 

 

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New Cornwall Bridge Update – May 6, 2015

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New Cornwall Bridge Update – May 1, 2015

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New Cornwall Bridge Update – April 23, 2015

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New Cornwall Bridge Update – April 17, 2015

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New Cornwall Bridge Update – April 9, 2015

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