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Old Posted May 16, 2020, 3:18 AM
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Old Posted May 16, 2020, 8:25 AM
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https://www.infrastructure.gc.ca/nbs...cture-fra.html

look at the location of the main pylon and the cables. You have your answer right there.
Not quite. Do the gaps remain the same width throughout?

(The Port Mann bridge decks go around the towers in the same fashion, but then the gaps gradually close on the outside spans.)
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Old Posted May 16, 2020, 3:19 PM
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Not quite. Do the gaps remain the same width throughout?

(The Port Mann bridge decks go around the towers in the same fashion, but then the gaps gradually close on the outside spans.)
Perhaps there are several reasons.

space for snow clearing off bridge? (Montreal gets a lot of snow) thermal expansion (Montreal's winters are often very cold, and summers, quite hot)? reduced wind resistance? aesthetics?
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Old Posted May 16, 2020, 3:30 PM
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Perhaps there are several reasons.

space for snow clearing off bridge? (Montreal gets a lot of snow) thermal expansion (Montreal's winters are often very cold, and summers, quite hot)? reduced wind resistance? aesthetics?
We could add to the list the fact that when there were structural works to do, or simply during road repairs, the old Champlain bridge became a traffic nightmare with its single deck and narrow lanes. From now on, one deck will be repaired, while the second will be able to support 2 lanes in each direction - a great improvement for South Shore and Montreal.
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Old Posted May 16, 2020, 8:35 PM
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Not quite. Do the gaps remain the same width throughout?

(The Port Mann bridge decks go around the towers in the same fashion, but then the gaps gradually close on the outside spans.)
There is no incitative to close the gap. The pier legs are all the same (cost effective), and you get 3 spans that are completely independent from each other.
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Old Posted May 17, 2020, 7:25 AM
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There is no incitative to close the gap. The pier legs are all the same (cost effective), and you get 3 spans that are completely independent from each other.
But at a cost of more concrete & steel and formwork to produce that spacing throughout the full length.

(Also, MolsonExport: expansion is only significant in the long dimension, hence expansion joints in the roadbed structure. There isn't enough differential movement across the widths to be a design problem.
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But at a cost of more concrete & steel and formwork to produce that spacing throughout the full length.

(Also, MolsonExport: expansion is only significant in the long dimension, hence expansion joints in the roadbed structure. There isn't enough differential movement across the widths to be a design problem.
Maybe the architects wanted the bridge to look the same over its entire length.

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Having spatially isolated the center lane for collective transportation of the other two lanes with empty space makes it very elegant. It's a very massive bridge, but thanks to that, it gains in lightness, he continues. It is not a pretentious bridge. He does not want to show off too much. I think it will go through time very well. "
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Dude Chilling Park. A bit of an edgier part of Mt. Pleasant (still pretty tame). People come here to get drunk during the lockdown. I was here with some friends a few weeks ago, and a large woman threw a drunk guy to the ground and punched him in the face about 5 times. It can get a little rowdy.



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Old Posted May 17, 2020, 9:23 PM
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Going through old photos again... set to this (jeddy1989 tells me very Mexican-accented) guy whose voice is I think the best Gen Z has come up with yet. I could listen to him sing the rest of my life and be fine.

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Can a Quebec City forumer explain what the crane is for in the "traditional" (I don't know what else to call it) business district? You can see it in a couple of the pictures. What is it?
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Can a Quebec City forumer explain what the crane is for in the "traditional" (I don't know what else to call it) business district? You can see it in a couple of the pictures. What is it?
I guess that you are referring to the Hilton Hotel renovations.
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Old Posted May 22, 2020, 3:09 AM
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nice set, love the title and content. I frequently walk at most of those locations, waiting for the day I randomly appear in a pic
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Stunning Montreal set as always are y’all a little bit behind in foliage growth this year? You guys are usually on par with us.

Edit: oh shit haha I took a better look at a few pics, and def close enough to par beauty.
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Stunning Montreal set as always are y’all a little bit behind in foliage growth this year? You guys are usually on par with us.

Edit: oh shit haha I took a better look at a few pics, and def close enough to par beauty.
Thanks

Actually, I think we are roughly two weeks late in foliage.
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