Project Details

Client: Supreme Steel
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Capex: $1.42 Billion CAD
Project duration: 2017-2021
Owner: The Government of Alberta
Design firm: KGL Constructors (JV Kiewit, Graham and Ledcor)
Architect: N/A
Engineer: COWI
Contractor: KGL Constructors (JV Kiewit, Graham and Ledcor)

Scope of Work

  • Modeling and shop detailing of approximately 95 tons of structural steel for Bridge BR-24A of the Regina Bypass project which included plate girders, cross frames and horizontal bracing

Project Stats

  • Consists of 31 kilometres of six- and eight-lane divided highway, 14 interchanges, 47 bridges, one road flyover, one railway crossing (flyover), one culvert set, one tunnel, and three river crossings over the Elbow River and Fish Creek

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Highlights & Challenges

  • The project was completed on an aggressive design and construction schedule. The design-build contract was awarded in December 2012 and the fast-paced design commenced in January 2013. The bridge opened for traffic in December 2015, 4 months ahead of schedule.

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