Beck Road Bridge Replacement

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The City of Niagara Falls has retained Ellis Engineering to design the replacement of Beck Road Bridge. It is expected that the project will be tendered before the end of 2020 with construction planned to begin in January 2021, subject to the approval of sufficient capital funding. The duration of the project is expected to last approximately 12 months.

Located south of Lyons Creek Road, the existing bridge was built in 1952. After a biennial bridge inspection, the bridge was determined to be in poor condition, and in need of replacement. Deterioration includes large concreate spalls, wide concrete cracks, and severe scour on the concrete piles and abutments.

The new bridge is designed for a service life of 75 years. The works consist of replacing the narrow three-span, 32m-long concrete rigid frame bridge in poor condition with a new single-span, 32m-long concrete box girder bridge.

In order to accommodate the new vertical and horizontal roadway geometry for the new bridge, the posted speed limit will be changed from 70 km/h to 50 km/h on Beck Road from Lyons Creek Road to approximately 300m south of the bridge.

Road Closure: Beck Road will be closed at the bridge for the duration of construction. A detour route will be planned and setup as part of the contractor’s traffic control and management plan prior to the start of construction.

Virtual Public Information Centre: October 2nd until October 16th, 2020.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City will be hosting a Public Information Centre (PIC) online. This virtual PIC presents information on the project, including the scope, 3D Renderings and more.

A two-week question submission period will be open from October 2nd until October 16th, 2020.

The City has identified a few Frequently Asked Questions relating to the project. Responses to these questions are posted in the side bar.

We want to hear from you! To submit questions or comments, please use one of the following methods:

  • Phone: please contact the City's Senior Project Manager, Eric Lallouet at 905-356-7521 ext. 4216.
  • Online Form: available below

Please note that information will be collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. With the exception of personal information, please note all comments will become part of the public record.

The City of Niagara Falls has retained Ellis Engineering to design the replacement of Beck Road Bridge. It is expected that the project will be tendered before the end of 2020 with construction planned to begin in January 2021, subject to the approval of sufficient capital funding. The duration of the project is expected to last approximately 12 months.

Located south of Lyons Creek Road, the existing bridge was built in 1952. After a biennial bridge inspection, the bridge was determined to be in poor condition, and in need of replacement. Deterioration includes large concreate spalls, wide concrete cracks, and severe scour on the concrete piles and abutments.

The new bridge is designed for a service life of 75 years. The works consist of replacing the narrow three-span, 32m-long concrete rigid frame bridge in poor condition with a new single-span, 32m-long concrete box girder bridge.

In order to accommodate the new vertical and horizontal roadway geometry for the new bridge, the posted speed limit will be changed from 70 km/h to 50 km/h on Beck Road from Lyons Creek Road to approximately 300m south of the bridge.

Road Closure: Beck Road will be closed at the bridge for the duration of construction. A detour route will be planned and setup as part of the contractor’s traffic control and management plan prior to the start of construction.

Virtual Public Information Centre: October 2nd until October 16th, 2020.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City will be hosting a Public Information Centre (PIC) online. This virtual PIC presents information on the project, including the scope, 3D Renderings and more.

A two-week question submission period will be open from October 2nd until October 16th, 2020.

The City has identified a few Frequently Asked Questions relating to the project. Responses to these questions are posted in the side bar.

We want to hear from you! To submit questions or comments, please use one of the following methods:

  • Phone: please contact the City's Senior Project Manager, Eric Lallouet at 905-356-7521 ext. 4216.
  • Online Form: available below

Please note that information will be collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. With the exception of personal information, please note all comments will become part of the public record.