A joint venture between Infracon and Eiffage Innovative Canada Inc., the $104-million Halfway River Bridge Project consisted of a two-lane realignment of a segment of Highway 29 and the construction of a new 1-km-long by 10.98-m-wide, two-lane steel girder bridge over the Halfway River. The project involved soft and highly compressible soils, along with variable soil settlement and stability considerations.
215,000 m3 of Type D excavation, including 80,000 m3 of PAG material.
45,000 m3 of gravel crushing and placement (self-performed).
Earthworks for pier and abutment preparation.
3.2 km of roadworks.
Environmental control measures.
River diversion and coffer dam installation, including a 15,000 m3 of Type A rock ripping/excavation.
72,000 m3 of Type A rock ripping/excavation.
220,000 m3 of granular borrow to fill.
26,000 m3 riprap hauled and placed.
5,719 Indigenous man-hours dedicated to the project.