CASE STUDIES


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A testament to the skill and expertise of all involved, the bridge adheres to standards of design and construction that have won two 2013 Canadian Institute for Steel Construction Awards. Now, with nearly 6,000 users a day the Peace Bridge is at the heart of Calgary’s downtown community. Read More

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The Huntley Bridge was one of five in West Prince that washed out during heavy flooding on December 2014. The bridge was constructed using a 200 mm cast-in-place deck slab over pre-cast pre-stressed NEXT F Beams with partial-depth flanges serve as formwork. The beams were simply supported over a single span of 20 m. Read More

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Constructed at Pokemouche, New Brunswick in 2015-2016 on route 113. Six-span slab-on-girder bridge supported on five piers and two abutments with at total length of 130 m. The bridge was rehabilitated and new 197-mm retrofired slab supported on five AASHTO Type III girders spaced at 1829 mm were constructed. Read More

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Reinforced-concrete (RC) tanks in water and wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) experience severe corrosion problems resulting from the application of specific treatment methods or chemicals. Municipalities around the world spend hundreds of millions of dollars annually to replace and repair corroded RC tanks. Read More

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Hybrid reinforcement forconcrete bridge-deck slabs is being investigated through acollaboration project between the Ministry of Transportation of Quebec (MTQ) and the University of Sherbrooke. This paper presents design concepts, construction details, and results… Read More

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Parking garages are among the concrete structures that suffer from corrosion and deterioration due to exposure to deicing salts. The 40-year-old La Chancelière parking garage in Québec (Canada) showed severe corrosion-related deterioration and was in need of costly rehabilitation. Read More

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