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On-Site: A new lease on life: More bridges entering old age mean more repair and upgrade projects

As Canada’s infrastructure ages, the demand for repair projects continues to rise

August 27, 2020  by On-Site

As Canada’s infrastructure ages, the demand for repair projects continues to rise. PHOTO: Adobe Stock/Maykal

It’s no secret that Canada’s population is aging. Fewer kids mean fewer young people, while extended life spans add to the number of seniors. Undeniably, it’s a bit more complicated than that, but the basic arithmetic is clear-cut.

And it’s a similar story for a key category of the country’s infrastructure.

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