Construction of the New Bridge (Photos)

April 14 2014

Significant progress has been made in the construction of the new Johnson Street Bridge over the past few months. Here are some photos of recent activity. Click photos to enlarge.

Bridge foundation construction from temporary work trestle March 2014

Construction of the foundation of the new bridge continues from a temporary work trestle on the west side of the Upper Harbour.

 

 Installation of a large steel pile for the new bridge rest pier

A large steel pile is installed for the foundation of the new bridge.

 

Foundation work on the west side of bridge March 2014

A temporary road for construction equipment seen in the background of this photo shows the approximate location of future road alignments from the new Johnson Street Bridge to the intersection of Esquimalt and Harbour Roads.

 

Two cranes work on foundation of new bridge April 1 2014

Two cranes work to install the foundation of the new bridge.

 

Fabrication of bascule leaf March 2014 

Fabrication of a piece of the new bridge is underway. This is a photo of one of the truss pieces for the bascule leaf of the new bridge.

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