McLeod River Bridge

The Mcleod River Bridge on Rosevear Road near Edson, Alberta was completed in the summer of 2017 with the completed road scheduled to be open to traffic in 2018.  The bridge was constructed to replace the Rosevear Ferry which ended its run in 2016 after more than 70 years of service. Under the project management of Stantec, Calgary based general contractor [...]

2018-05-04T11:35:37+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Projects|

Sucker River Bridge Grand Opening

On September 30th,  2016, community members on the Sucker River Reserve, stakeholders from the Lac La Ronge Indian Band and representatives of the Federal Government celebrated the grand-opening of a new bridge in Sucker River with a ribbon cutting and traditional feast. The old bridge was closed to vehicular traffic 14 years ago forcing many [...]

2017-07-29T17:29:14+00:00 November 24th, 2016|Projects|

Edmonton’s Anthony Henday Drive Opens Completing Ring Road

On October 1st, 2016 the last leg of Anthony Henday Drive open to traffic. Several dignitaries were on-hand for the grand opening of the northeast section of the ring road and both politicians, stakeholders, and the public were pleased to see the finishing touches being put on the 27-kilometre, $1.8 billion-dollar section of the road. The [...]

2017-07-29T17:29:14+00:00 November 3rd, 2016|Projects|

Construction Crews Connect Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk Highway in the Middle

Construction teams on both sides of the Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk Highway have met in the middle, meaning an all-weather road now connects the two communities. The two sides met in April of 2016, as crews poured the last bit of gravel to fill the gap. There’s still much more work to be done before the [...]

2017-07-29T17:29:14+00:00 April 20th, 2016|Projects|

Salmon River Bridge Replacement

Rapid-Span has been selected by Surespan Construction Ltd. and the B.C. Ministry of Transportation to fabricate the structural steel girders and associated bracing to replace the existing 61-year-old Salmon River Bridge on Highway 97 north of Prince George. The old bridge will be replaced by Surespan Construction Ltd. with a new structure that can handle [...]

2017-07-29T17:29:14+00:00 August 14th, 2016|Projects|

12th Street SE Bridge Replacement (Calgary Zoo Bridge)

Rapid-Span has been selected by Westpro Infrastructure and the City of Calgary to fabricate the arched steel box girder option to replace the 12th Street S.E. Bridge (also known as the Calgary Zoo Bridge). The current 12th Street bridge spans the Bow River on the south side of St. George's Island and is in need [...]

2018-05-07T15:10:02+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Projects|

Site C Project’s Peace River Construction Bridge Completed On Time and On Budget

BC Hydro and its contractor have met an early construction milestone on the Site C project with the completion of the temporary Peace River construction bridge. The 329-metre-long bridge connects the north and south banks of the Site C construction site and will be used to transport people, machinery and materials across the Peace River. [...]

2017-07-29T17:29:14+00:00 March 30th, 2016|Projects|