Truck News


Keyword
bridge


  • Port Bruce getting new bridge after February collapse

    July 13, 2018 10:11AM by Truck News

    BOLTON, Ont. – The Port Bruce Bridge is getting a temporary replacement. The construction of the temporary single-lane bridge on Imperial Road in Port Bruce, Ont. has been given to Acrow Bridge and is expected to be completed by early

  • Construction to begin on Gordie Howe bridge

    July 5, 2018 1:37PM by Truck News

    WINDSOR, Ont.. – Bridging North America has secured the rights to design, build, finance, operate and maintain a new Gordie Howe International Bridge between Windsor, Ont., and Detroit. Construction on the 853-meter cable-stayed bridge is to begin this year. It

  • Blue Water Bridge disruptions possible

    November 21, 2016 7:21AM by Truck News

    SARNIA, Ont. – Forty-seven unionized employees at the Blue Water Bridge went on strike this morning, according to the Federal Bridge Corp. The bridge operator says the union “has refused to negotiate in good faith throughout the bargaining process.” It says

  • BCTA recommends 10-lane bridge, tolls during consultation with government

    February 3, 2016 3:27PM by Truck West

    LANGLEY, B.C. – The British Columbia Trucking Association (BCTA) announced its support for the province’s proposed improvements to replace the George Massey Tunnel with a 10-lane bridge, as well as placing a toll on all Metro Vancouver bridge crossings and

  • Feature Transportation

    LOW LOONIE MEANS HIGHER BRIDGE COSTS

    January 5, 2016 12:50PM by James Menzies

    We all know what the sinking value of the Canadian loonie relative to the US dollar has done to equipment costs. Carriers looking to buy new trucks have been in for some sticker shock, as David Zavitz, sr. v.p. of

  • New Windsor-Detroit bridge to be named after Gordie Howe

    May 15, 2015 9:11AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – This week, Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder announced the new $2 billion second crossing at Detroit-Windsor will be named the Gordie Howe International Bridge. Gordie Howe is a hockey legend who played

  • Lots of blame to go around in Washington State bridge collapse

    July 15, 2014 1:19PM by Truck News

    MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has concluded its investigation into a bridge collapse caused last year by an oversized load from Canada, and found there was plenty of blame to go around. The NTSB issued