This paper describes the structural aspects of the collapse of the Concorde overpass, crossing Autoroute 19, in Laval, north of Montréal. The original design and. On 30th September the central ‘drop-in’ span of the de la Concorde highway over-bridge in Laval, Canada, suddenly collapsed onto the. It’s been 10 years Friday since the de la Concorde overpass collapsed in Laval, killing five people and injuring six others.

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Of several such overpasses, only the de Blois overpass adjacent to the collapsed overpass was confirmed as similar. Reflecting on the roll out of marijuana legalization in Quebec. Indeed, this overpass was built in the same construction project as the de la Concorde overpass and was later found to have had the same flaws.

The Ministry also sent out messages to journalists and traffic reporters warning of the concrete debris; this was confirmed by Josee Seguin, a spokeswoman for the Ministry. Normal traffic flows along Autoroute 19 amount to 57, vehicles per day in both directions.


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Tenth anniversary of deadly de la Concorde overpass collapse

The three main causes of the fracture and subsequent collapse [18] were:. As of April28 bridges in Quebec are slated to concofde demolished due to structural deficiencies, and 25 are to receive major repairs. Tenth anniversary of deadly de la Concorde overpass collapse.

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In response to the incident, the Quebec government instigated several strategies to speed the recovery effort and concordee minimise the inconvenience of commuters. The design of the overpass was considered innovative at the time; however, this design made it nearly impossible to inspect thoroughly, as the entire deck would have had to be removed for such an inspection.

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Overpas iconic Rideau Canal now open to skaters. Strange blue haze over NYC sparks social media frenzy. In Julyincidentally just weeks before the IW Mississippi River bridge collapse, the Quebec department of transports issued a list of overpasses that were considered potentially unsafe. The autoroute was closed for almost four weeks, [3] “disabling an important north-south link between Montreal and its northern suburbs as well as the Laurentian region “.

Costs also included paying overtime to drivers. October 6,”Montreal bridge collapse: This event, and another similar overpass collapse inhave increased scrutiny of Quebec’s infrastructure and has led to increased efforts to detect signs of wear in aged structures.

Just over a year later, on October 15,the Inquiry Commission released a report of its findings. LIVE as it happens: It was closed to traffic less than three hours after the collapse and subsequently demolished. NYE celebrations around the world.

On September 30,the de la Concorde Bridge over Highway 19 fell. Market volatility worries investors Air Date: No one mentioned anything to drivers.