LOCATION: Cape Breton, NS
CLIENT: Dexter Construction
VALUE: $15 M (Approximate Capital Cost)
ROLE: Specialist Structural Construction Engineer
CATEGORY: Construction Engineering
Harbourside Engineering Consultants (HEC) was contracted by Dexter Construction to provide specialist structural construction engineering services for the replacement of the existing St Peter’s Swing Bridge in Cape Breton, NS. The new structure consists of a two lane two span (27.1 m – 16.4 m) bobtail swing bridge over the historic St. Peter’s Canal. The structure consists of cast-in-place reinforced concrete deck supported by twin trapezoidal steel box girders founded on cast-in-place concrete piers and abutments complete with socketed piles.
HEC completed a variety of specialist structural design services throughout construction including: