Hwy 40 Flood Mitigation

The Project: Hwy 40 Flood Mitigation – BF 76927 over Gregg River, BF 73202 over Luscar Creek, BF 72641 over McLeod River near Cadomin, AB. River engineering and hydrotechnical assessment of scour and erosion at bridge and highway infrastructure located over or adjacent to steep and laterally mobile rivers. Complete design and tender package preparation for flood mitigation works including bank protection and river training works and biotechnical stream bank stabilization techniques.

Client: Alberta Transportation, North Central Region

Role of Consultant: Prime Consultant

Services: River Engineering / Hydrotechnical assessment, detailed design, regulatory applications, public land acquisition and tender package preparation.

Sub-Consultants: Sar Point Engineering – Survey, bathymetry and Geomatics support
Pisces Environmental Consulting Ltd. – Aquatic and Environmental Assessment
Altamira Consulting Ltd. – Historical Resources Overview

Key Consultant Staff: Chuck R. Wiltzen, P. Eng. – Principal In-Charge- Project Manager, design lead and independent review.
Jesse Edwards, P. Eng. – Project Engineer- Assessment, detailed design and tender preparation.
Dan Sune, P. Eng. – Project Engineer- Assessment, detailed design and tender preparation.
Edward Apolonio, P. Eng. – Project Engineer – Tender quantity takeoffs and review.

Dates: Project commenced in August 2014
Project tender ready in January, 2015
Construction tentatively scheduled for Summer/Fall of 2016

Cost: Estimated Construction Cost $1.0 M