Calgary <-> Toronto 100% Canadian Fibre Resiliency on failover

valdis.kletnieks at vt.edu valdis.kletnieks at vt.edu
Sun Oct 15 01:41:45 CST 2017


On Fri, 13 Oct 2017 18:00:04 -0400, Jean-Francois Mezei said:

> Note: road has interesting side effects. A new bridge on highway 17
> "broke" when it got too cold: the stay cables on suspension bridge
> contracted and ended up lifting bridge deck by about 1m above ground
> level. So any fibre conduits would have been severed as it crossed from
> ground to bridge.

Actually, it wasn't an entire meter - photos say an entire *foot* perhaps.  Stupid
metric-imperial conversion error :)

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/nipigon-bridge-transcanada-update-1.3398207
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