Location

London

Event Website

http://www.csce2016.ca/

Description

A new Light Rail Transit (LRT) system is being constructed in Waterloo Region. The first phase of construction is scheduled for completion in 2017 and will connect Conestoga Mall in the City of Waterloo and Fairview Park Mall in the City of Kitchener, a distance of 19 km. The LRT route crosses the existing Conestoga Parkway (Highway 7/8) in Kitchener-Waterloo, requiring the construction of a new structure under the busy freeway. In 2014-15, the Ministry of Transportation, Ontario (MTO) administered the construction of the new single span bridge using a unique top-down construction technique.


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Jun 1st, 12:00 AM Jun 4th, 12:00 AM

STR-972: TOP-DOWN CONSTRUCTION OF THE NEW LRT OVERHEAD BRIDGE, KITCHENER, ONTARIO

London

A new Light Rail Transit (LRT) system is being constructed in Waterloo Region. The first phase of construction is scheduled for completion in 2017 and will connect Conestoga Mall in the City of Waterloo and Fairview Park Mall in the City of Kitchener, a distance of 19 km. The LRT route crosses the existing Conestoga Parkway (Highway 7/8) in Kitchener-Waterloo, requiring the construction of a new structure under the busy freeway. In 2014-15, the Ministry of Transportation, Ontario (MTO) administered the construction of the new single span bridge using a unique top-down construction technique.

http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/csce2016/London/Structural/104