Tag Archives: Saskatchewan

P3 funding bridge project in Saskatoon

Saskatoon’s North Commuter Parkway and Traffic Bridge Replacement project are being funded through a public-private partnership (P3) with the federal government.

Saskatchewan is contributing $50 million to the project, while the federal government is providing an additional investment of up to $66 million through the P3 Canada Fund. The 107-year-old traffic bridge will be replaced and a new bridge connecting roadways and crossing the city’s north end will be constructed. After completion, traffic congestion will be reduced and travel times will be shortened.

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Prairie projects awarded

This week, the Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba Associations of Architects presented projects with the biennial Prairie Design Awards.

Since its inauguration in 2000, Awards of Excellence and Awards of Merit have been handed out to project teams in three categories—Recent Work, Interior Design, and Small Projects.

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Solving the municipal infrastructure crisis

Beyond the traditional homes, multi-family buildings, and institutional/commercial/industrial (ICI) facilities, many design/construction professionals are regularly engaged with work on major infrastructure. Whether roads, sewers, transit systems, power utilities, dams, or telecommunications networks, these often high-profile and large-scale projects can be far more complex than a typical building.

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