The Crumbling Bridges Of Quebec

The saga continues with a report in The Gazette today by Phil Couvrette.  A bridge in St.Lin-Laurentides, about 80 kilometers north of Montreal, will be  demolished and a  new one built in it’s place.

“Talk of replacing the bridge goes back about four years, said Mayor Andre Auger, and the seriousness of the situation became obvious last year when chunks of concrete started falling off.

But it was the death of a worker repairing the bridge earlier this year that prompted an investigation which led to the discovery of cracks below the water line and forced immediate large-scale work.”

Scary stuff! How many time bombs are ticking across the province?

Full Story Here.

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