EVEN THE BRIDGE IS IN LOCKDOWN

EVEN THE BRIDGE IS IN LOCKDOWN

Today’s #BridgingForTheFuture featured photo showcases one of the new span locks installed, that provides the force required to lock the leaf of a movable bridge, prevents deflection of the leaf during traffic movement, and prevents the bridge from opening...
Switching Gears

Switching Gears

In this week’s #BridgingForTheFuture progress update, crews have begun switching gears and started installation of the new high speed machinery gear boxes and line shafts as showcased in the featured photo. However, before doing so, significant time was spent to...
Low Speed Machinery Progress

Low Speed Machinery Progress

Today’s featured photo once again showcases the ongoing installation of the various low speed machinery components for both bridge spans. Next week, crews are expected to begin installation of select high speed machinery components that includes motor base...
Navigating Ahead

Navigating Ahead

This week’s featured image showcases one of the new navigational lights being installed which will operate between sunset and sunrise, or during times of restricted visibility, such as in fog or rain. These lights are one of the most important safety systems so...
Gearing Up For Spring!

Gearing Up For Spring!

Today’s #BridgingForTheFuture featured photo showcases some of the original and refurbished east span low speed machinery gears being re-installed this week by Landform Civil Infrastructure crews. Crews have also installed the electrical conduit and transfer...
Sunny Days Ahead…!

Sunny Days Ahead…!

Today’s #BridgingForTheFuture Throwback Thursday features a photo courtesy of Elgin County Archives and from the Ian D. Cameron Collection showcasing the coal-powered steamboat “Laura” navigating the inner harbour. Landform Civil Infrastructure crews...