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RAILWAYS - Bridges

Monday, July 23, 2018 @ 9:25 AM  

Appeal by the City of Thunder Bay from a judgment interpreting a 1906 bridge construction contract with the Canadian National Railway Company. In 1906, the parties’ predecessors signed an agreement for construction of a combined railway and roadway bridge. Railway tracks ran through the centre with a single vehicular traffic lane on either side and pedestrian sidewalks. In 2013, the bridge was closed for three days due to a fire. When CN reopened the bridge, it restricted access to trains and pedestrians on the basis it...