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Fairway Road Bridge over Grand River

A signature bridge project connecting Kitchener and Cambridge.

 

The project is the first Grand River crossing undertaken by the Region of Waterloo since its incorporation in 1973, and the largest bridge ever constructed by the region.

The Fairway Road Grand River Bridge project connects the Ontario cities of Kitchener and Cambridge, the crossing is a four-span, high-level, variable depth, post-tensioned, cast-in-place, twin box girder segmental bridge, 237 m in length with a main span of 95 m over the Grand River. It will carry four lanes of traffic with multi-use sidewalks for pedestrians and cyclists on both sides, and will provide far-ranging views of the Grand River Valley.

  • WSP provided an environmental assessment; structural, roadway, electrical, and landscape architecture; environmental mitigation and Species At Risk (SAR) work; hydrogeology; and construction administration and supervision.
  • A key feature of the bridge project included an innovative under-bridge wildlife movement design.

Roles

  • Preliminary And Detailed Design
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Hydrogeology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Assessment
  • Structural Engineering
  • Construction Administration
  • Environmental Mitigation

Location: Kitchener to Cambridge, Ontario