Canam Group Wins Five CISC Awards of Excellence
November 18, 2019
Canam Buildings and Canam Bridges proudly received five awards at the 21st Gala of the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) Awards of Excellence for the Quebec region held on November 11 in Montreal.
Category: Buildings – Residential
The Urbano project located in Sherbrooke, Quebec is a 12-storey residential complex that includes 91 high-end condo units, a fitness room, an indoor pool, a spa, and many other amenities. Covering an area of 160,800 square feet (14,938.9 square meters), it includes the Hambro D500 composite floor system, joists and steel deck.
Category: Bridges Outside Québec
The New NY Bridge replaces the Tappan Zee Bridge overlooking the Hudson River in New York. This bridge is one of the largest construction projects in New York’s history. It required 10,500 tons of steel components.
Category: Erection-Ingenuity – Constructability
The cable-stayed bridge on Saint-Jacques Street, which overlooks the Décarie Expressway (A-15) in Montreal, Quebec, has undergone a complete reconstruction. It required the use of a combined box girder paired with an orthotropic steel deck.
Category: Projects, Jury Favorites – Bridges
The major project of the new Champlain Bridge in Montreal, Quebec, required the construction of the new Samuel-de-Champlain Bridge Corridor, which passes over the St. Lawrence River between Île-des-Sœurs and Brossard and also the Île-des-Sœurs bridge. Canam Bridges supplied a total of 601 double box girders and 160 plate girders for this project.
About the Gala
The CISC Awards of Excellence Gala is an annual event during which the institute recognizes teams that carry out complex and innovative steel projects. The award is unique because it is awarded jointly to the owner, architect, engineer, contractor, manufacturer and draftsman who worked on the projects.