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Random Acts of Irony: I Have the World's Worst Timing - L. E. Carmichael
So my soon-to-be-released book, Amazing Feats of Civil Engineering, features three major projects: the Panama Canal, the Burj Dubai, and Confederation Bridge, an 11-km span linking New Brunswick and PEI over the Northumberland Strait. I first visited PEI in the mid-1990s, before the Bridge was built. Last month, Tech Support had a conference in Charlottetown, and I tagged along, excited to drive over the concrete structure I’d spent weeks researching for the book. I was also excited to visit the bridge museum in Borden-Carleton, the town where most of the Bridge’s concrete components were manufactured before being assembled in the …