Not being able to place teams of bridge engineers on the ground to build much-needed infrastructure may have been frustrating but it has not deterred Bridges to Prosperity from pushing forward its aims. The non-profit organisation has adapted to circumstances and taken the opportunity to engage engineering organisations differently – and in ways that may endure beyond the current pandemic. Devin Connell speaks with José Sánchez de Muniáin
New Champlain Bridge reaches structural milestone
All steel girders for the superstructure of the New Champlain Bridge in Montréal, Canada, are now in place. Engineers are now working around the clock to close the final 650mm gap in the main span of the cable-stayed bridge superstructure over the St Lawrence Seaway navigational channel.