C&E Trail Upgrade and Paving

PROJECT. C&E Trail Road Upgrading

LOCATION.  C&E Trail, AB

OWNER.  Red Deer County

OWNER’S REPRESENTATIVE.

Rob Mayhew, Engineering Manager

rmayhew@rdcounty.ca

 

START DATE.  June, 2015

COMPLETION DATE.  October 2015

CONSTRUCTION COST.  $4.6 Million

TAGISH’S ROLE.  Prime Consultant

 

PROJECT DESCRIPTION.

Upgrade and construct 6.3km of gravel road with a 9m asphalt finished surface c/w full depth waste excavation of subsoils and replacing with a granular structure consisting of 375mm depth of Designation 6 Class 125 granular sub-base, TriAx TX5 Geogrid, 150mm depth of  Designation 2 Class 20 Granular base course and 125mm compacted depth of Asphaltic Concrete Pavement.


 

 

ENGINEERING HIGHLIGHTS.

  • The addition of the TriAx TX5 Geogrid installed between the 6-125 sub-base and the150mm base course to provide the road with an even load displacement and solidarity, which will help to prevent pumping/heaving of the road structure caused by the freeze thaw cycle.

 

SERVICES PROVIDED.

  • Project Scope Definition and Preliminary Design

  • Detailed Engineering Design

  • Civil 3D Corridor Modeling

  • Tender Preparation

  • Contract Administration

  • Performed all preliminary and construction surveys

  • Project Management

  • Construction Observation and Inspection

 

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KEY PERSONNEL.

  • Chad Kunkel, C.E.T

Project Manager/Daily Inspections

 

  • Eric Sanford

Senior Project Manager

 

  • David Cunningham, Kelly Mayhew and Clayton Kolkam.

Construction Survey and Quantification

 

CONSTRUCTION HIGHLIGHTS.

 

  • Overall site drainage was improved with ditch re-grading, multiple culvert replacements and additions strategically placed within the road corridor to maintain positive drainage.

  • Removing unsuitable sub-grade materials by over-excavating 300-600mm and replacing with 6-125mm Pitrun gravels

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