Lafarge Canada Inc. C.O.B. has won this year’s Deputy Minister’s Contractor of the Year Award in the grading category for the Mufford/64th Avenue Rail Overpass at Highway 10 project.
Lafarge Canada Inc. was awarded this $22.4-million contract and provided a high level of service, worked proactively to mitigate impacts to the community and to motorists, and effectively managed challenging environmental requirements.
The new rail overpass was one of nine projects in the $307-million Roberts Bank Rail Corridor Program is designed to relieve traffic congestion and improve public safety over the 70-kilometre stretch that connects to Roberts Bank, home to Canada’s largest container facility and coal terminal.
The Deputy Minister’s Contractor of the Year Awards recognize construction and maintenance companies demonstrating excellence in the categories of grading, paving, bridges and structures, and highway maintenance work throughout the province. There is also an award for excellence in safety innovation.
The 12th annual awards were hosted by the B.C. Road Builders & Heavy Construction Association on Friday, Dec. 5 in Victoria.
The other finalists in this category were Brocor Construction Ltd. for Highway 2 Tupper Creek 4-Laning and Bridges and BD Hall Constructors Corp for the Highway 99 Interchange at 16th Avenue.
Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Todd Stone -
“Safety and efficiency of the provincial transportation network is one of this government’s top priorities and I would like to congratulate Lafarge Canada Inc. C.O.B. as Columbia for their exceptional accomplishment on this large, complex project. Congratulations as well to all the finalists for their outstanding work on B.C.’s transportation network this year.”
Photographs of the Deputy Minister’s Contractor of the Year Award winners and finalists can be viewed at: http://www.th.gov.bc.ca/celebratingexcellence/contractors.htm
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