Posts By: Western

Rapid Train Bridge Span Replacement in Quebec

Western’s Millwright Division┬áhas developed a unique, new method of Rapid Bridge Replacement for railroad bridges. By “launching” each bridge span using an overhead gantry crane system, Western was able to replace each span on a bridge in Montmagny, Quebec in less than 3.5 hours. Western’s method introduces tremendous cost savings compared to alternative installation methods…. Read more »

Sky Bridge Lifts Successful at Concord Adex Condos in Toronto

Plans to hoist a sky bridge spanning two condominium towers in Toronto recently took more than three-and-a-half years of planning. Over the course of thirteen hours on Monday night and Tuesday morning, a 320 tonne bridge was raised to where it now links the two tallest towers at Concord Adex’s Parade condominium complex on Fort… Read more »