The mainstay of the Carmacks business, the Highways Division has worked on major urban roadways including P3 projects in Calgary, Edmonton and Regina, primary and secondary highways throughout Western Canada.
June – August, 2017
Wood Buffalo National Park is the largest National Park of Canada at 44,807 km². It is located in northeastern Alberta and the southern Northwest Territories. Larger in area than Switzerland, it is the second-largest national park in the world and home to the world’s largest free-roaming herd of Bison.
September 2015 to October 2016
The scope of work for this 27 km section of the Hwy 28 was to widen roadway from Km. 1.44 to Km. 13.9, overlay the existing roadway from m. 13.9 to Km. 28.4 and to realign the Lily Lake, Redwater, Kerensky Curves and realign the Hwy 38/Redwater access.
October 2014 to October 2016
The scope of work for this 12.6-kilometer section of the twinning project involved excavation of 3,390,000m³, grading, 462,350 tonne GBC, 137,650 tonne ACP, construction of a temporary transition for northbound traffic, horizontal curve re-alignment, vehicle inspection station (VIS), signing, painting and erosion control measures. This $70 million contract had an accelerated schedule in an effort to complete the twinning of some 220 kilometers Hwy 63 by the fall of 2016.
August 2013 to September 2015
The scope of road work for this 31.2 kilometer section of the Hwy 63 twinning project involved excavation of 7,850,000m³, grading, 564,000 tonne GBC, 153,000 tonne ACP, street light installation and other related work.
December 2014 to August 2015
The project was split up in four phases; Phase 1 was the processing and interim haul of sub-base aggregate and crushed aggregate for granular base coarse (GBC) and asphalt cement paving (ACP). Phase 1 commenced in December 2014 and was completed by the end of February, 2015. A total of 202,400 tonnes sub-base, GBC – 80,000 tonnes and 50,000 tonnes of ACP aggregates was processed and stockpiled for the project.
October 2014 to August 2015
The scope of work for this 20.9km section of the Hwy 63 twinning project involved 122,400m³ excavation, minor grading, 377,400 tonne GBC, 107,250 tonneACP, signing, painting and bridge repairs. This $32.5 million contract had an accelerated schedule in an effort to complete the twinning of 220 kilometers Hwy 63 by the fall of 2016.
September 2012 to October 2014
This project entailed 48 km of roadway improvements included grading, GBC, ACP, adjust the width of the subgrade, bridge culvert extensions, install concrete collar, installation of a new w-beam guardrail, milled rumble strips on shoulders and centerline and the construction of safety rest areas.
May 2013 to September 2014
The scope of the work for this 20-kilometer of new four-lane roadway through the Sturgeon Lake Indian Reserve comprised of grading, granular base, paving and bridge construction and various intersection and transition construction. The key components of the work were the construction of two bridges, one pedestrian overpass, 3,000,000 cubic meters of excavation, 500,000 tonnes of granular base course and 138,000 tonnes of asphalt pavement on portions the new eastbound and westbound lanes through the Sturgeon Lake Indian Reserve.