Learn more about the installation of the concrete segments and the steel pier caps of the new Champlain Bridge
Our web series “Inside the Giant” continues and we now present the various stages associated with the installation of the piers and pier caps, which form what we call “the legs of the bridge”. These components distribute the weight of the superstructure and the deck to the footings.
Daniel Genest, Coordination Manager and Jad Kfouri, Project Coordinator, testify to the complexity and challenges surrounding the installation of the concrete segments and the steel pier caps, in the marine environment of the West Approach.
You will also find the main data concerning the piers and the pier caps of the bridge in our infographic: