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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10 since the de la Concorde overpass collapse: ‘It’s still difficult’ | Montreal Gazette

Family home destroyed by fire Air Date: As of April28 bridges in Quebec are slated to be demolished due to structural deficiencies, and 25 are to receive major repairs.

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 and to clear away the concrete hazards; this was 30 minutes before the collapse.

Top Space stories of September 30,”Dust settles, questions arise”The Gazette; Canada. How to set a realistic New Year’s resolution. Friday marks ten years since the de la Concorde overpass in Laval collapsed, killing five and injuring six more.

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Normal traffic flows along Autoroute 19 amount to 57, vehicles per day in both directions. 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. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. VR and apps for tots Air Date: The Monday October 2 following the collapse, as everyone was trying to get to work, three major expressways into Montreal from Laval were gridlocked with vehicle line-ups stretching for kilometres.


Highway overpass collapses near Montreal The De la Concorde overpass collapse occurred at a bridge over Quebec Autoroute 19 near MontrealQuebecCanadaat midday on September 30, Suspected leader of Lev Tahor, three others charged with kidnapping of minors in NY.

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McGill researchers developing biodegradable plastic from shrimp and lobster shells. Going for a really, really cold dip Air Date: Just over a year later, on October 15,the Inquiry Commission released a report of its findings. Rosemont’s The Lighthouse offers a safe path for families of terminally ill children. Of several such overpasses, only the de Blois overpass adjacent to the collapsed overpass was confirmed as similar.

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On September 30,the de la Concorde Bridge over Highway 19 fell. LIVE as it happens: The commissioners agreed that the overpass collapsed due to shear failure in the southeast abutment. Discovery of possible Exomoon. The final report names four individuals who were responsible for unprofessional work on the overpass:. It was closed to traffic less than three hours after the collapse and subsequently demolished. Top Stories of No one mentioned anything to drivers. The year-old structure was later destroyed and rebuilt, as was another nearby overpass that suffered from the same structural problems.

The Quebec government made it a priority to rescue survivors, remove the dead and the debris from Autoroute Origins of Christmas on display Air Date: Three other contributing causes were identified by the committee, but not agreed to by all the experts.

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Retrieved from ” https: 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 “. 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. Re was due to a horizontal plane fracture that had slowly grown over the years.

The Commission of inquiry. October 2,”Former Quebec premier to head inquiry into fatal freeway collapse”Montreal Ckncorde Canada. 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:.

Ce Read Edit View history. They underestimated traffic volumes; they also did not take into account that “the amount and weight of trucks [on] today’s roadways are significantly higher”.

At least four dead after bomb strikes tourist bus in Egypt. This overpass has since been demolished and replaced with an at-grade intersection. This page was last edited on 26 October concorse, at Tenth anniversary of deadly de la Concorde overpass collapse.