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BAKER HUGHES YARD

Baker Hughes was constructing a new yard in Fort Nelson, BC. The 6.5 acre yard will be the site of their new office building, chemical storage warehouse and truck maintenance building…

BEAVER HILL ROAD REHABILITATION

Lac La Biche County’s goal was to create a safe, modern and welcoming entrance to Lac La Biche. Beaver Hill Road will not only beautify one of the community’s main corridors, it will set a standard that the county will use in future projects…

LAC LA BICHE TRANSPORT MODULAR ASSEMBLY YARD

Lac La Biche Transport was preparing to lease an 8.5 hectare modular assembly yard to a major Canadian oil sands company…

68TH AVENUE ROAD UPGRADING

In Grande Prairie, 68th Avenue has become a major east-west route. As part of the infrastructure improvement plan, the City of Grande Prairie recently completed the four-lane improvement project between Resources Road and Poplar drive. The project included widening 68th Avenue to four lanes and…

CLARKE LAKE ROAD BYPASS

The Clarke Lake Road bypass was constructed to divert truck traffic from residential areas and provide a shorter alternate route for industry traffic…

CON-FORCE GRAVEL YARD

The second P3 project for the Northwest Anthony Henday Ring Road in Edmonton stretches from Yellowhead Trail east to Manning Drive. Con-Force Concrete Products was contracted to build 220 Concrete NU BridgeGirders, with the largest being 2.75 m in height and 55 m long. Included on the 21…

SHEPARD LANDFILL ACCESS ROAD IMPROVEMENT

The Shepard Landfill is one of three sanitary landfill sites for the City of Calgary. Located in the southeast quadrant of the City, the Shepard Landfill site manages nearly one-third of Calgary’s garbage…

WELLINGTON COUNTY ROAD 29 RECONSTRUCTION

Wellington County Road 29 is approximately 900 metres long and falls between Side Road 10 and Highway 7 in Guelph-Eramosa, Ontario. The road is comprised of two lanes, 9 metres wide, with asphalt paved roads and gravel shoulders. A low lying wetland borders the section of the road to the…

TALBOT WIND FARM ACCESS ROADS

The Talbot Wind Farm is a 103.5 MW wind energy project constructed on approximately 9,000 acres of private agricultural land in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent. The site is located along Talbot Trail near the town of Ridgetown, between Highway 401 and the shore of Lake Erie. Access to the…

WYE ROAD LANE WIDENING

Traffic volumes on Sherwood Park’s Wye Road have increased significantly over the years and The County of Strathcona has undertaken a planning study to widen the road in stages from four lanes to six. Phase one included the widening of Wye Road between Sherwood Drive to just east of Hawthorne…

STATOIL ACCESS ROAD

The Leismer Lodge is located four kilometers away from the plant site and eight kilometers from the Town of Conklin, Alberta. This lodge houses workers engaged in the construction and operations of the Leismer lease of StatoilHydro. With an eventual capacity of 600 people traveling to the…

TRIAX REDUCES AGGREGATE IN UNPAVED YARD

The Global Transportation Hub (GTH), a major inland port located on the west end of Regina, Saskatchewan, with access to both truck and rail, gives local and western Canadian industries state-of-the-art access to export markets. Morguard Investments Ltd., one of Canada’s leading fully…

TRIAX GEOGRID PUTS NILEX ON SOLID GROUND

Nilex Inc. was building a new headoffice for its expanding business and chose the perfect spot for its new 20,000 sq. ft. office, fabrication shop and yard on a 7.5 acre site just off of the new South East leg of the Anthony Henday highway. Although the location was highly desirable, the soil…

BISH FOREST SERVICE ROAD UPGRADE

Bish Forest Service Road leads to the Kitimat LNG plant, therefore as the project moved forward the road was in need of upgrades to withstand higher traffic volumes as well as fully-loaded trucks carrying heavy equipment. Because of Nilex’s experience and expertise in designing engineered…

MARPOLE SPUR TRACK EMERGENCY SUBGRADE REPLACEMENT

An outage on one of CP Railway’s spur lines required a rapid response, including both design and product supply. The poor quality of material in the subgrade below the railway tracks was noted as the primary cause of the failure. The solution to stabilize this location would require subgrade…

GATEWAY INDUSTRIAL PARK TRIAX AND NONWOVEN UNPAVED LOT REINFORCEMENT

The site owner was looking for a cost-effective reinforcement for a soft subgrade under the driving and working areas of a 32-acre (13 ha) industrial park that has been divided for multiple tenants. Reduced gravel thickness would lower costs, but on its own, would also reduce strength…