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STRATHCONA COUNTY – GRID ROAD REHABILITATION

Strathcona County has awarded the contract for its 2018 Grid Road Rehab program to Carmacks Enterprises Ltd., Municipal Division. As prime contractor on this project, work includes base stabilization, gravel base, asphalt milling, asphalt paving and landscaping (by subcontractor). The project provides Carmacks an opportunity to build upon the success of previous work completed in the County of Leduc’s paving program of past years.

HIGHWAYS DIVISION AWARDED CONTRACT ON WASECA RD – RM OF ELDON, SK

The Highways Division has been awarded a project in west-central SK, near Maidstone. Having successfully completely consecutive projects with the RM of Eldon, Carmacks has built an excellent working relationship the RM over for the past eight years. The project involves the widening and raising of 4.8 kilometers of existing Waseca Road, followed by a Granular Base Course (GBC) and Asphaltic Concrete Pavement (ACP) surfacing structure. The project begins at the intersection of Highway 16 near the Village of Waseca. The project is scheduled for an early July start of the grading portion with a project completion date of October 15, 2018.

BRIDGE REHABILITATION – HWY 563 OVER HWY 1

Alberta Transportation has awarded the Hwy 563 over Hwy 1 (just west of Calgary) overpass rehabilitation project to Carmacks Bridge Division. The project includes replacement of the cast-in-place concrete deck, girder modifications, girder sandblasting and repainting, guardrail installation and various other concrete works. Work is expected to start in May of 2018 and be completed by fall.

BRIDGE PROJECT NEAR ENILDA, AB

Carmacks Bridge Division has been awarded an Alberta Transportation contract to remove existing and replace deck joints, concrete crack repairs, bridge-rail repairs as well as the installation of semi-permanent erosion and sediment control devices on a bridge which carries Hwy 2 over the East Prairie River near Enilda, AB (east of High Prairie) in the Peace Region. Work is expected to start in July with completion by fall of 2018.

BRIDGE PROJECT – HWY 884/JENNER, AB

Carmacks Bridge Division was the successful bidder on the Alberta Transportation project for work on a bridge crossing the Red Deer River on Hwy 884 near Jenner, AB. The work includes replacement of two timber decks (strip deck and sub deck) as well as other work. Work will commence as soon as the creostote treated timber, a special order item requiring approximately 120 days lead time, is available with a targeted completion of August 31, 2018.

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