The project was for the reconstruction of Tremaine Road from Main Street to Steeles Avenue in the Town of Milton.
The contract included but was not limited to the realignment and reconstruction of Tremaine Road to a four lane semi-urban roadway, with the construction of underground services, the installation of culverts at Bronte Creek and 16 Mile Creek tributary crossings ranging in size from 300mm x 2100mm to a 2400mm x 1800mmm, electrical, lighting, site restoration and landscaping which included a large amount topsoil, sod and seeding as well as a large quantity of planted trees and shrubs, line painting and traffic control. Additional work involved environmental services including a fish rescue and ensuring all environmental measures were adhered to by having a Geomorphologist on site to oversee the working being done.
Also, the works included clearing and grubbing, the removal of various materials such as asphalt and fencing, the supply and placement of granular materials, the supply and placement of asphalt, the construction of impressed coloured concrete throughout the project within medians and boulevards, the installation of various types of fencing and gates, the construction of retaining walls, the procurement and placement of erosion control materials such as river run stones throughout the channels as well as erosion control blankets, ‘Filtrexx silt soxx’ and ‘Filtrexx’ check dams.
What is unique about this project was that it was located within the Niagara Escarpment which meant that Environmental protection and weekly inspections were undertaken as well as tracked and reported in order to comply with all environmental protection requirements and submitted to both the Niagara Escarpment Commission as well as Conservation Halton