Industry News

This section includes any recent municipal, provincial, or federal government announcements relevant to the heavy civil sector, including policy and legislative changes, government pilot projects, funding announcements, etc.

08
Dec
2016
Government
Good News and Savings for ARHCA Members Accessing Alberta Transportation Tenders

On Monday, December 12, 2016, Alberta Transportation will be enabling the functionality for ARHCA members to download Alberta Transportation tender documents directly from the Alberta Purchasing Connection (APC). Tender documents and associated materials for any construction tenders advertised on December 12, 2016, or later will be able to be obtained in an electronic format through APC. All other methods of distribution, either electronically through COOLNet or hardcopy through Alberta Transportation offices, will continue to be offered.

01
Sep
2016
Government
Fence will protect wildlife along Highway 3
The Government of Alberta is installing fencing along both sides of Highway 3 near Crowsnest Pass to protect animals along a critical wildlife corridor. The province has been working with environmental groups on a plan to reduce the number of wildlife collisions and improve the safety of motorists in this area of Crowsnest and Emerald Lakes.
01
Sep
2016
Government
City supervisor, U of A prof talk about battle between Edmonton city streets and the elements
The old adage that Edmonton has two seasons — winter and construction — holds true this year, though the city and other groups make efforts to curb the need for road maintenance. This year, the municipal government is investing $402 million in transportation infrastructure, an email from city spokesperson Dale Shekooley said. This sum represents around 425 lane kilometres, and work on bridges, interchanges and roads.
01
Sep
2016
Government
One man dead, several people injured at Alberta road construction site crash near Hinton
A 25-year-old man was killed and several people injured Sunday in a two-vehicle collision in a construction zone near Hinton. RCMP were called to the scene of the crash on Highway 16, two kilometres east of Hinton, about 5 p.m.
01
Sep
2016
Government
Calgary summer road construction ramps up in downturn
City has budgeted $15.6 M for paving with a 70-30 split between major and local roads. As Calgary commuters crawl through the 127 road construction projects the city has planned this summer, they'll have plenty of time to thank the economic downturn for the traffic congestion.
07
Aug
2013
Government
Alberta Transportation Ministry Structure June 2013

Published by the Alberta Transportation Ministry, this document shows you the organizational hierarchy of the personel within the Alberta Transportation Ministry and provides an overview of roles and responsabilities.

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