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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Report on the Collapse of de la Concorde Overpass in Canada

Michel Despres Transport Minister of Quebec stated that it was inspected once a year, and got a collpase in-depth inspection once every three years, as per the usual inspection requirements in Quebec, [6] last being May Montreal’s Wurtele twins appointed Air Date: Views Read Edit View history. Reflecting on the roll out of marijuana legalization in Quebec.

Accused of consistently putting off repairs to pass balanced budgets, the Quebec government has since increased spending on highways and projects and has increased infrastructure spending for future budgets. Highway overpass collapses near Montreal.


As of April28 bridges in Quebec are slated to be demolished due to structural deficiencies, and 25 are to receive major concorre. An inquiry learned that signs of the collapse had been spotted an hour before the viaduct came down. Boy survives avalanche and being buried alive for 40 minutes.

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Family home destroyed by fire Air Date: Ketchup the gift that keeps on giving Air Date: Top Stories of The Ministry also sent out messages to journalists and traffic reporters warning of the concrete debris; this was confirmed by Josee Ovsrpass, a spokeswoman for the Ministry. Of several such overpasses, only the de Blois overpass adjacent to the collapsed overpass was confirmed as similar.

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Family goes viral after performing ‘Push It’ in hospital. After the collapse of laa overpass, the government moved quickly to rescue survivors, remove the dead, and clear away the debris. 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”. At least four dead after bomb strikes tourist bus in Egypt.


On that Saturday, around 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.

October 2,”Former Quebec premier to head inquiry into fatal freeway collapse”Montreal Gazette; Canada.

De la Concorde overpass collapse

Medical checks for kids at U. A rollercoaster year for Habs fans Air Date: Retrieved from ” https: Meet the world’s oldest barber at years old Air Date: Friday marks ten years since the de la Concorde overpass in Laval collapsed, killing five and injuring six more.

This overpass has oveepass been demolished and replaced with an at-grade intersection. Laval police officer’s conduct questioned after head-butting video goes viral. 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.

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