To protect the people and property in Drumheller from loss due to flooding, Wilco Contractors Southwest Inc. is constructing the North Drumheller Grove Plaza Berm. This project is part of the Flood Mitigation and Climate Adaptation System, managed by the Resiliency and Flood Mitigation Office.
- Project Map (The work areas indicated in green are approximate and not to scale.)
- Dates: This work is scheduled to commence mid- August 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): mid-August – early-September 2022
- Phase 2: Demolition and Removals: mid-September 2022
- Phase 3: Earthworks and Installations: late-September – mid-October 2022
- Phase 4: Final Grading and Landscaping: mid-October – mid-
- November 18, 2022 (weather permitting)
Road closures, pathways closures, detours, parking, and access:
- The pathway under Gordon Taylor bridge connecting the west with the east side of Highway 9/56 will be closed mid-September to mid-November 2022 (dates TBD).
- We ask that residents accessing the commercial Grove Plaza area, including the Travelodge, be cautious of construction equipment entering and exiting Grove Plaza.
Please contact Wilco Contractors Southwest Inc.
Please contact Brandon Vollmer, Field Inspector, Kerr Wood Leidal (KWL).
Please contact the Drumheller Resiliency and Flood Mitigation Office.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.