BPTEC Engineering (BPTEC) is a consulting engineering firm that specializes in bridge and structural engineering. Beginning in 1961, the firm has provided the design and construction inspection for a wide variety of buildings and bridges, including institutional, recreational and industrial facilities, and railway, highway and pedestrian bridges. BPTEC also provides welding engineering and steel connection design services.
BPTEC is a limited partnership owned by six practising professional engineers.
Our primary goal is to provide a high level of service to our clients. Another key goal is to increase efficiency through the use of technology. In support of that goal, we are developing partnerships with industry clients to improve efficiency and speed of production of steel, concrete and wood structures.
The firm has provided structural engineering design and construction inspection services for a number of projects. Building projects include the Alberta Research Council Research Laboratory, Kinsmen Twin Arena Hockey Arena and Sport Complex, the Royal Alexandra Hospital – Women’s Health Centre, the U of A “Butterdome”, Strathcona Community Centre, and Edmonton New Remand Centre, to name but a few..
The firm has had design and construction inspection responsibilities for a significant number of bridges. A current major project is the Drayton Valley Bridge, a replacement for the existing bridge on the Highway 22, over the North Saskatchewan River. Other bridge projects include the structural rehabilitation of piers and abutments on the High Level Bridge in Edmonton; the Light Rail Transit Bridge between downtown Edmonton and the U of A; the Clover Bar Bridge on the Yellowhead Highway over the North Saskatchewan River; the Hawrelak/Buena Vista Pedestrian Bridge in Edmonton; and numerous remote access bridges throughout Alberta, British Columbia and the NWT.
The firm has assessed, designed, and/or performed construction inspection services for over 200 projects for the City of Edmonton over the last 50 years. We have worked with at least five different departments within the City of Edmonton on past projects.