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How a Toronto highway bridge became the centre of Middle East tensions in the city

As the conflict between Israel and Hamas continues in the Middle East, one highway overpass in Toronto has become the centre of local tension and conflict. The Avenue Road bridge over Highway 401, located in North York, has been the site of several pro-Palestinian demonstrations and, more recently, three arrests. …

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Dump truck with bin up strikes Highway 407 bridge over Highway 404 – Toronto

The Ontario Provincial Police say a dump truck with its bin raised travelling on Highway 404 struck a bridge overpass of Highway 407 early Friday. OPP said the dump truck was travelling south on Highway 404 when it collided with the westbound lanes of Highway 407 above. The collision happened …

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Manitoba bridge destroyed in spring fire to be replaced, minister says – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A bridge in southern Manitoba that was destroyed by fire in May is set to be replaced. Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Doyle Piwniuk announced Thursday that the bridge, which crossed Manning Canal on Provincial Road 311 near New Bothwell, is expected to …

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Alternating lane closures on Burlington Canal Lift Bridge until 2024 – Hamilton

The federal government is alerting drivers about alternating lane closures on the Burlington Canal Lift Bridge that will last almost seven months. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) says the structure will be undergoing major rehabilitation work starting Monday, which will continue until mid-January next year. “During this period, 3 …

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Saskatoon Fire Department responds to University Bridge encampment fire – Saskatoon

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A fire that started early Wednesday in an encampment under the University Bridge in Saskatoon is being extinguished by the Saskatoon Fire Department. Firefighters say the encampment was abandoned and there is no timeline as to when the fire will be fully …

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Truck driver escapes injury after bridge collapse in rural Nova Scotia – Halifax

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Officials are investigating after a bridge collapsed in Nova Scotia’s Colchester County on Tuesday morning. RCMP spokesperson Cpl. Chris Marshall said police received a call around 7 a.m., saying a truck had been crossing a bridge on Lake Road in French River …

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2 with life-threatening injuries after crash on Halifax’s MacKay Bridge – Halifax

Two people were sent to hospital with life-threatening injuries after a multiple-vehicle crash on the MacKay Bridge early Tuesday morning. Halifax Regional Police said shortly after 6 a.m. that the bridge was closed as police were on scene of the crash. The bridge was reopened at about 9:45 a.m. @HfxRegPolice …

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Old bridge to Alberni Indian Residential School repainted orange in memory of school’s painful past

WARNING: This story contains distressing details. A portion of an old bridge that crosses the Somass River on Central Vancouver Island has been returned to its original orange colour in time for the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Friday in honour of residential school survivors and those who did …

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It’s one of Newfoundland’s most scenic beaches — and a bridge on the only road to it is due to be removed

The sandy beach on Ship Cove extends out to the sea stack jutting from the ocean’s floor in Bay St. George South. (Troy Turner/CBC) It may not see the tourists and traffic it did in previous decades, but if you ask residents of Bay St. George South, they’ll tell you …

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Engineer who designed Sask. bridge that collapsed hours after opening facing disciplinary hearing

Regina engineer Scott Gullacher will face a disciplinary hearing next month over allegations that he broke the rules when he designed a bridge in rural Saskatchewan that collapsed just hours after it was opened to the public.  On Sept. 14, 2018, the Rural Municipality (RM) of Clayton announced on its Facebook …

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