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Construction Notice: Newcastle Berm Project

Posted on Aug. 3 2022

 

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CONSTRUCTION NOTICE
SEPTEMBER 2022 – SPRING 2023

What’s happening?

To protect the people and property in Drumheller from loss due to flooding, Pidherney’s Inc. is constructing the Newcastle Berm. This project is part of the Flood Mitigation and Climate Adaptation System, managed by the Resiliency and Flood Mitigation Office.

 

Project details:

  • Project Map (The work areas indicated in orange are approximate and not to scale.)
  • Dates: This work is scheduled to commence early to mid-September and will continue until the ground freezes. Final cleanup and landscaping may occur in Spring 2023.

 

What to expect:

Below are the things to be aware of related to this project. Crews will make every effort to minimize the effect their work has on daily activities and will follow all applicable standards and bylaws.

  • Phase 1: Pre-Construction (Mobilization): early to mid-September

  • Phase 2: Demolition and Removals: mid-September 2022

  • Phase 3: Earthworks and Drainage Installations: mid-September – mid-November 2022

  • Phase 4: Final Cleanup and Landscaping: Spring 2023

 

Road closures, pathways closures, detours, parking, and access:

  • Pathways will be closed along the Newcastle berm alignment for the duration of construction.
  • Trucks will be hauling dirt to the project site, so please expect minor traffic delays and drive with caution.
  • Newcastle Park and the ball diamonds will remain open during construction. However, parking may be limited, and the site will be down to a single access to the diamonds, beach, and dog park.
 

More information:

Construction questions:
Please contact Tyler Thorvaldson, Superintendent, Pidherney’s Inc.
(403) 895-3420
tylert@pidherneys.com

Technical questions:
Please contact Sergio Hernandez, Field Engineer, Klohn Crippen Berger (KCB).
shernandez@klohn.com

General questions:
Please contact the Drumheller Resiliency and Flood Mitigation Office.
(403) 823-4878
floodreadiness@drumheller.ca

For your safety, as well as the safety of crews and team members, please do not approach the work site with questions or concerns.

 

About the Resiliency and Flood Mitigation Office

The purpose of the Resiliency and Flood Mitigation Office is to protect the people and property in Drumheller from loss due to flooding through a sensible model for a small community to adapt to the perils of changing climate. The Resiliency and Flood Mitigation Office will manage the Flood Mitigation and Climate Adaptation System through to its completion in 2024. To learn more, visit floodreadiness.drumheller.ca or email floodreadiness@drumheller.ca.

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