Manitoba’s government is spending nearly $600 million to improve provincial infrastructure, including road, water and waste projects, to help support the economy after the COVID-19 pandemic. “As Manitoba is now in a position to slowly and carefully restart our economy,…
Engineers Canada has elected Jean Boudreau, P.Eng., as president for the 2020–2021 term. In this role, she will join the organization’s board in working with regulators to advance the profession. A senior transportation specialist with GEMTEC Consulting Engineers and Scientists,…
On Jan. 28, British Columbia’s ministry of transportation and infrastructure handed out the 2020 B.C. Highways Consulting Engineers Awards in Vancouver. The program is designed to recognize technical excellence and innovation. The winner in the ‘design and contract preparation –…
Associated Engineering (AE) has appointed Kent Eklund, P.Eng., MBA (pictured), its new vice-president for transportation. He succeeds Bryan Petzold, P.Eng., MBA, who has retired after more than 14 years with the company. Eklund has nearly 30 years’ experience, including client…
British Columbia’s ministry of transportation and infrastructure announces the provincial government has awarded a fixed-price contract to design and build its Highway 91/17 upgrade project. Specifically, the contract has been awarded to Pacific Gateway Constructors General Partnership, a team that…
British Columbia’s ministry of transportation and infrastructure is moving forward with detailed engineering efforts to improve safety and capacity for visitors at Cathedral Grove in MacMillan Provincial Park, while protecting the environmental, social and cultural values associated with the site.…
Together the Canadian and Quebec governments will invest over half a billion dollars to rehabilitate the Louis-Hippolyte-La Fontaine Tunnel.
The Feds along with the Government of Yukon are investing in two climate change adaptation research projects, one to study the effectiveness of thermosyphons and another to monitor changing highway conditions.
The South Perimeter Highway will be redesigned to create a modern freeway similar to American interstate standards.
Nearly $200 million in improvement projects in northwestern Alberta will include two bridge replacements.
Work on selecting an engineering consultant is underway, and once selected, detailed design is expected to take at least two years.
Selection of an engineering consultant will begin this year, and once design and engineering are complete construction could begin as early as fall 2019.
The proposal is a two-lane all-season gravel road with culverts and/or double-lane bridges over water crossings as necessary.
Construction of the Mountain Highway Interchange is the first phase of the $198 million, four-phased Lower Lynn Interchanges Improvement project.