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HIGHWAYS DIVISION AWARDED CONTRACT – HWY 4, SASKATCHEWAN

The Highways Division has been awarded a surfacing project, total distance of 30.30 km, on Hwy 4 near Val Marie in southern Saskatchewan. The scope of work involves remixing, sub-base, GBC and ACP. The project is expected to commence in July with completion by mid-August.

EIA PERIMETER ROAD

Carmacks has been carried by Pidherney’s on the EIA Perimeter Road project to complete the concrete and paving portions of the work. This project consists of upgrading a 1.4km section of existing gravel road to a four lane arterial in order to create sufficient access to the new Century Mile Casino. The north/south limits of this section are Airport Road and 56 Avenue East. The scope of work includes the placement of 2500 lineal meters of curb and gutter and 5400 square meters of median infill, for a total of approximately 1000 cubic meters of concrete. Carmacks is responsible for paving 8500 tonnes of 20mm-B and 6000 tonnes of 10mm-HT, for a total of 14,500 tonnes of ACP.

MUNICIPAL DIVISION TO COMMENCE WORK IN ST. ALBERT

The Municipal Division has won a contract with the City of St. Albert. The work includes 2.35km of curb replacement, 2500m2 of driveway, pararamp and sidewalk replacement, 10,300m2 of cement stabilization, granular base and asphalt paving. The job is located in the neighborhood of Stanley Drive and Springfield Crescent in the southeast side of St. Albert, AB. Work will begin the end of May and be completed by fall of 2018.

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.

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