Roads & Paving
Winnipeg city council approved its Budget 2019 Wednesday, eliminating all significant residential street repairs. That cancels 53 street and 11 lane projects that were planned for 2019.
The Manitoba government will be distributing an additional $10 million in unconditional operating funding to rural municipalities as part of Budget 2019 to support their critical infrastructure needs, such as fixing roads and bridges, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton announced today.
Investing in modern transportation infrastructure is critical to connecting communities, helping businesses move their goods to customers markets, and building a strong economy for all Canadians.
The Ontario Ministry of Infrastructure officially launched the first stream of province’s $30-billion Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program on March 12.
The Government of Canada has announced it will spend $23.1 million for four contracts awarded for maintenance and construction work on the Alaska Highway.
The MHCA and Merit Contractors Association will be testing public attitudes towards infrastructure, specifically their top of mind concerns about highways, and how Manitoba can adequately invest in those roads to ensure the economy continues to grow.
Roadbuilding professionals descended on Vancouver on March 5 to learn about some of the latest technologies available for optimizing their operations at Rock to Road’s inaugural PaveTech: A Smart Roads Conference.
The BC Construction Safety Alliance has developed the Silica Control Tool as a resource for the construction industry in B.C.
The acceptance of Intelligent Compaction (IC) continues to grow in North America. In the U.S., many states have already written IC into specifications and requirements. There are also contractors using the technology in states without specific requirements.
Synthetic fibres have been used to improve the performance of asphalt concrete pavements for many years. Different types of fibres have been used to enhance asphalt mixture properties and to improve the long-term performance of asphalt concrete pavements. One of the more recent materials to be used for this purpose has been aramid fibres.
The agenda is officially set for Rock to Road’s first-ever PaveTech: A Smart Roads Conference taking place in Vancouver on March 5.
In the past 50 years there have been huge advancements in the automobile industry but the roads we drive on remain nearly unchanged. As cars get smarter so too should the infrastructure that supports them.
Hard hats and heavy machinery will be a common sight over the next year along the Haney Bypass in Maple Ridge, as construction to make this corridor safer starts soon.
Deck resurfacing and other rehabilitation work will get underway next week on Paulson Bridge, providing a safer and more reliable structure and approaches for people travelling along Highway 3.
The eastbound Highway 3 bridge needs to be replaced to meet the needs of the growing Lethbridge population and to support critical commercial and industry activity.
New maintenance contracts for service areas 08 and 13 in the B.C. Okanagan have been awarded to Acciona Infrastructure Maintenance Inc.
The Province of British Columbia has selected three pre-qualified bidding teams to participate in the competitive selection process to design and construct the new toll-free Pattullo Bridge that will deliver a safer crossing and easier connections into Surrey and New Westminster.
Contractors handle capital projects on Nova Scotia’s roads and bridges, while the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (TIR) takes care of performing around $120-million worth of winter and summer maintenance each year.
Anyone who has ever spent anytime in Gander, Nfld. will tell you: this is an aviation town. Being my first trip to this part of The Rock, I was unfamiliar with the aviation industry’s impact. As I drove around the town of 11,000-plus residents, I passed by entire neighbourhoods that honoured the pioneers of aviation. In most cases, I would have had no idea. Fortunately for me, I was driving alongside long-time Gander resident Jerry White.
Ernest S. Matheson (Ernie) was a true entrepreneur, always adapting to his environment and circumstances. Shortly before The Second World War, Ernie started up his own trucking business, hauling whatever needed moving.
Small rural communities across Canada offer many wonderful advantages from the hustle and bustle of large urban areas – amazing scenery, clean air, beautiful night skies and bountiful wildlife, to name a few.
February 15, 2018 - When Bruce’s Landscaping Services started up in the mid-1970s, the owner probably didn’t expect it to eventually become a significant player in the rehabilitation of Regina’s roads.
November 24, 2017 - ORBA is pleased to announce that David Caplan will be joining the Ontario Road Builders’ Association as chief operating officer effective Monday December 4, 2017.
October 31, 2017 – Ritchie Bros., a global asset management and disposition company, sold more than 6,800 pieces of equipment and trucks last week in Edmonton for more than $94 million (more than $73 million U.S.). Sales were generated during a four-day auction that attracted more than 9,850 bidders from 47 countries, including more than 7,300 online bidders.
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