SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, Nov. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - The St. Mary's River Bridge
Company (SMRBC) a subsidiary of The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited
(FBCL), is pleased to announce that the call to tender for the Canadian Plaza Redevelopment Project which includes the construction of the garage for the International
Bridge Authority (IBA) and the construction of the Duty Free Store as
well as the ramp widening and other related civil works was won by George Stone and Sons Inc, a local Sault Ste. Marie general contractor, for $10.9 million.
This major step forward in the Canadian Plaza Redevelopment Project was made possible following discussions and mediation involving the
acquisition of all properties required to proceed with this phase of
As mentioned by Micheline Dubé, President and Chief Executive Officer at
St. Mary's River Bridge Company… "a key highlight in this phase of the
project will be the widening and connection of the plaza ramp to
Carmen's Way, which will greatly improve the flow of commercial and
general traffic at the plaza."
With the Canadian Plaza Redevelopment Project now in full gear, SMRBC has created a dedicated Internet blog site to
keep the local population informed on all aspects of the project
including detailed project description, punctual progress of the
construction with visual updates, public notices on detours, lane
closures and related news.
The blog site (www.ssmbridge.ca) will be online on Tuesday November 5, allowing interested residents to
visit and to register if they wish to get instant automatic updates by
email or via Twitter as the project unfolds.
SOURCE: The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited