Throughout the design and construction process, Donald MacDonald Architects provided extensive visual quality management (concept was not designed by Donald MacDonald Architects). With TY Lin, Donald MacDonald Architects reviewed approximately 400 sheets of construction documents to make sure they complied with the bridge that was approved by the public/ client.

Client – Infrastructure Canada
Location – Montreal, Quebec
Timeline – 2015-2019
Bridge Engineer – T.Y. Lin International
Overall Length – 11,156′
Type – Cable Stayed Main Span and Girder Approach Spans
Main Span – 790′
Spans – 40
Deck Width – 197′
Tower Height – 558′
Cost – $4.2B


  • Envision Platinum Award for meeting the highest standards in sustainable development, 2018
  • Number 1 in Roads and Bridges magazine’s Top 10 Bridge awards, 2018
  • “Prix Infrastructures” award of the Assocation québécoise des transports, 2019
  • Governmental Leadership Award of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, 2019
  • Canadian Institute of Steel Construction Award of Excellence, “Coup de cœur du jury” (jury’s pick) category – Bridges (Quebec Region), 2019
  • Excellence in Structural Engineering Award of the National Council of Structural Engineers Association, 2019
  • Design Award of the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, 2020
  • American Council of Engineering Companies Award, 2020
  • Excellence Award and Honourable Mention (Infrastructure category) of the American Concrete Institute (Quebec and Eastern Ontario Chapter), 2020
  • Finalist for the Outstanding Structure Award of the International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineering, 2020
  • “Schreyer Award and Award of Excellence Winner” Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards, 2020
  • Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) International Transportation Structure Award”
  • IES and IALD Horton Lees Brogden Lighting Design Award, 2021