The managers of the Port Mann Bridge are dismissing claims they’re liable for so-called ‘ice bombs’ hitting several vehicles, days after the new crossing was opened to traffic.
Documents filed by lawyers for the Transportation Investment Corporation claim the falling ice in December of 2012 was an act of God, resulting from extreme and ‘unforseeable’ environmental conditions.
Civil action has been taken by two people injured when their vehicles were damaged.
They believe more could have been done during construction of the bridge to prevent hat happened.
Hundreds of claims were eventually filed with ICBC.
T-I’s Max Logan says a system was installed last year to keep traffic flowing during winter storms, so there weren’t any problems this past winter.