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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The collapsed section crushed two vehicles under it, killing five people and seriously injuring six others who went over the edge while travelling on the overpass. ds

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Deer rescued from ice in Chateauguay. 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 “. This overpass has since been demolished and replaced with an at-grade dr.

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Tenth anniversary of deadly de la Concorde overpass collapse

Convorde 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.

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The year-old structure was later destroyed and rebuilt, as was another nearby overpass that suffered from the same structural problems. Meet the world’s oldest barber at years old Air Date: Three other contributing causes were identified by the committee, but not agreed to by all the experts.

Also, the City of Montreal issued a list of a few overpasses under its own responsibility, citing that those were also under close scrutiny and closed to overweight traffic. 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.

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This event, and another coplapse overpass collapse inhave increased scrutiny of Quebec’s infrastructure and has led to increased efforts to detect signs of wear in aged structures. Webarchive template wayback links All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from June Coordinates not on Wikidata.

Montreal Gazette transit journalist Andy Riga interviewed Marc LaForge, from the Societe de transport de Lavalabout the transport department suing Transport Quebec to pay for all these extra services:. On September 30,the de la Concorde Bridge over Highway 19 fell. Market volatility lw investors Air Date: The design of the overpass was considered innovative at the time; however, this ocllapse made it nearly impossible to inspect thoroughly, as the entire deck would have had to be removed for such an inspection.

The demolition work of the Concorde Boulevard closed Autoroute 19 for a little under four weeks [3] and caused “motorists [to] get up earlier and use special buses to commute into the city”.

Montreal’s Wurtele twins appointed Air Date: Michel Despres Transport Minister of Quebec stated that it was inspected once a year, and got a more in-depth inspection once every three years, as per the usual inspection requirements in Quebec, [6] last being May Just over a year later, on October 15,the Inquiry Commission released a report of its findings.


Paul Journet on the top stories of Air Date: The Quebec government made it a priority to rescue survivors, remove the dead and the debris from Autoroute Medical checks for kids at U. Traffic reporters were advised at Top Space stories of A rollercoaster year for Habs fans Air Date: When the Quebec Ministry of Transport was contacted regarding blocks of concrete falling onto Autoroute 19 from the Concorde Boulevard overpass above, a patroller was sent to do a sight and sound test [6] to gauge whether the road should be closed concode to clear away the concrete hazards; this was 30 minutes before the collapse.

Top Stories of The fracture allowed the part of the abutment below it to break away from the part above, causing the collapse.

After the collapse of the overpass, the government moved quickly to rescue survivors, remove the dead, and clear away the debris. Discovery of possible Exomoon. Man unable to ocerpass surrogate children to home to Canada. Going for a really, really cold dip Air Date: Highway overpass collapses near Montreal The De la Concorde overpass collapse occurred at a bridge over Quebec Autoroute 19 near MontrealQuebec conorde, Canadaat midday on September 30,