Construction Today - February 2011 - (Page 40)

Civil | DUFFERIN CONSTRUCTION – HIGHWAYS 403 AND 401 PROJECTS On the Roads ufferin Construction Co.’s commitment to innovative construction methods and technologies is shining through on three major road and bridge projects the company is constructing in Ontario. Work is underway on three contracts for the Ontario Ministry of Transportation: core/collector expansion on Highway 401 west of Highway 410 in Mississauga, Highway 401 westbound collector rehabilitation from Jane Street to Kipling Avenue in Toronto, and the rehabilitation of eight bridges along Highway 403 in Hamilton. DUFFERIN CONSTRUCTION CO. BRINGS NEW METHODS TO THREE MAJOR CIVIL PROJECTS. BY JIM HARRIS It is one of the eight bridges the company is rehabilitating on Highway 403, Dufferin District Manager Ryan Farrish says. “The operation was underway just after 9 p.m. on July 30 and the new, completely replaced overpass was ready for traffic just after midnight Aug. 2, much to the satisfaction of the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario and Dufferin,” he says. “The operation was ahead of the scheduled 80-hour duration permitted for the work.” The cost for the rehabilitation project on all eight bridges is $35.8 million. Dufferin Construction is upgrading structural supports, rehabbing concrete, replacing bearings and barrier walls, coating structural steel and repaving the • Project cost: $198 million total bridges. The project is staged to occur over the 2010, • Location: Ontario 2011 and 2012 construction seasons, he adds. • Employees on site at peak: 100+ “The rapid bridge replacement method involves building sections of the bridge offsite and either lift• Scope of work: Rehabilitation ing them into place with self-propelled modular D Dufferin Construction – Highways 403 and 401 projects Rapid Replacement In August 2010, Dufferin Construction successfully executed the complete replacement of the Aberdeen Avenue Bridge over Highway 403 in just 51 hours. “(Dufferin) is concerned about client satisfaction.” –Joe Costantino, Ontario Ministry of Transportation »Dufferin is using a rapid replacement technique on several bridges. 40 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM FEBRUARY 2011 http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Construction Today - February 2011

Construction Today - February 2011
Out of the Blues
Best Practices
Exploring BIM
Construction Law
Wall Works USA Inc.
Epoch Properties
Pacific Pile & Marine
Dufferin Construction – Highways 403 and 401 Projects
Natt McDougall Co.
Abhe & Svoboda Inc.
Malcolm Drilling
McKinney Drilling Co.
ODOT/Miller Cable Co. – Northeast Ohio ITS Project
Barnard Construction – Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Redevelopment Project
C.A. Barrs Contractor Inc.
Charles Blalock and Sons Inc.
Parsons Brinkerhoff, Hatch Mott MacDonald, Skanska USA, Dragados USA and Tutor Perini – Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement
William Charles Construction – I-39 Repaving
Wadman Corp.
CB Richard Ellis Canada
The Cadillac Fairview Corp. Ltd./PCL Constructors Canada Inc.
Fargo Pacific Inc.
Critchfield Pacific Inc.
Harold O’Shea Builders
Culpepper Construction Co. Inc.
Golden State Framers
HRH Construction
Hudspeth & Associates Inc.
Hyder Construction
IMC Construction Inc.
Jones Lang LaSalle – Empire State Building Renovation and Retrofit
Econo-Malls Management Corp.
Ruscio Studio
Turner Construction San Diego – New Central Library
Trotter & Morton – University of Calgary
Collavino Construction Co. Inc. – One World Trade Center
Danis Building Construction Company – The Indu and Raj Soin Medical Center
F.J. Sciame Construction Co. – Abraham Joshua Heschel School
Eckman Construction – Pinkerton Academy Freshman Building
The Hagerman Group – Parkview Whitley Hospital
Scheck Industries
Whaler Industrial Contracting Inc.
Last Look

Construction Today - February 2011