Burlington Lift Bridge Deck Replacement

The proposed project will replace the existing lift span deck including the stringers and deck barriers, lead remediation where required, install a new expansion joint at the north end of the bridge between the tower and lift span, and widen the sidewalk.  As part of this project, the approach span bridges on the north and south ends of the bridge will also be rehabilitated, including the removal of the concrete decks and existing asphalt and curbs.

This proposed work is needed so that the bridge can remain operational and safe for the next 50 years, and to eliminate the costly and disruptive emergency welding program that has been in effect since 2004, and install Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code (CHBDC) compliant railings and anchorage systems and improve pedestrian and cyclist safety across the bridge.

The lift span deck replacement will be conducted during the Burlington Canal's winter shutdown from January to late March 2023.  Since the bridge is not expected to operate during the winter closure, commercial boats will not be affected by construction on the lift span.  An opening will be available for emergency boats.  Further, the works will be completed under full vehicular and pedestrian/cyclist closure.


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Latest update

September 23, 2022 – The public comment period on the project is closed. The authorities are considering comments received to help inform its determination on whether the carrying out of the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

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Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
1 Public Notice - Burlington Lift Bridge Deck Replacement - August 22, 2022

Contacts

Public Services and Procurement Canada
Joseph Nguyen, Environmental Specialist
4900 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario M2N 6A6
Telephone: 437-992-4353
Email: Joseph.Nguyen@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca


  • Location

    • 1157 Beach Blvd, Hamilton, ON L8H 6Z9 (Ontario)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Bridges
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

    2022-08-22
  • Proponent

    Public Services and Procurement Canada
  • Authorities

    • Public Services and Procurement Canada
    • Transport Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number

    83914

Nearby assessments

..within 200 kilometres
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