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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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, Family home destroyed by fire Air Date: Highway overpass collapses near Montreal.

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This overpass has since been demolished and dde with an at-grade intersection. Mega Millions jackpot in U. October 6,”Montreal bridge collapse: Montreal’s Wurtele twins appointed Air Date: The design of the overpass was considered innovative at the time; however, this design made it nearly impossible to inspect thoroughly, as the entire deck would have had to be removed for such an inspection.

Indeed, this overpass was overpsas in the same construction project as the de la Concorde overpass and was later found to have had the same flaws. October 2,”Former Quebec premier to head inquiry into fatal freeway collapse”Montreal Gazette; Canada.

The commissioners agreed that the overpass collapsed due to shear failure in the southeast abutment. Mom catches son using Alexa to do his homework. In Julyincidentally just weeks before the IW Mississippi River bridge collapse, the Quebec department of transports issued a list of overpasses that were considered potentially unsafe.

The Quebec government made it a priority to rescue survivors, remove the dead and the debris from Autoroute This was due to a horizontal plane fracture that had slowly grown over the years.

His final report in October found that the de la Concorde overpass was poorly designed, with concrete that couldn’t withstand freeze-thaw cycles or road salt. October 2,”Failure highlights aging infrastructure, critics contend”CanWest News Service, Ottawa Citizenarchived ovverpass the original on Ovfrpass 7,retrieved November 8, Artuso, A.


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The fracture allowed the part of the abutment below it to break away from the part above, causing the collapse. Three other contributing causes were identified by the committee, but not agreed to by all the experts.

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Tenth anniversary of deadly de la Concorde overpass collapse

Tenth anniversary of deadly de la Concorde overpass collapse. 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. Suspected leader of Lev Tahor, three others charged with kidnapping of minors in NY. The final report names four individuals who were responsible for unprofessional work on the overpass:. Shadow puppets at the McCord Air Date: Origins of Christmas on display Air Date: