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Angus L. Macdonald Bridge Redecking, Halifax, NS

The Angus L. Macdonald (ALM) Bridge is a 760 m long suspension bridge spanning over the Halifax Harbour. The existing dec...

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Macdonald Bridge Foundation Retrofit, Halifax, NS

As part of the deck replacement of the Angus L. Macdonald Bridge, the existing bridge elements to remain in service were ana...

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St Peter’s Swing Bridge Replacement, Cape Breton, NS

Harbourside Engineering Consultants (HEC) was contracted by Dexter Construction to provide specialist structural constructio...

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Fletcher Hebb Bridge Replacement, Bridgewater, NS

The original Fletcher Hebb Bridge was a simple span steel girder structure with reinforced concrete deck and abutments. ...

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Halifax Harbour Bridges, Halifax, NS

Halifax Harbour Bridges (HHB) owns and operates two long span suspension toll bridges, the Angus L. Macdonald Bridge and ...

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Highway 104 Twinning Project, Phase 2, NS

As a part of a major initiative by NSTIR to twin Highway 104 through the town of Antigonish, HEC received the contract to...

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Otter Lake Weigh Scale Foundation, Halifax, Nova Scotia

HEC completed a full review of an existing reinforced concrete weigh scale foundation at the Otter Lake Waste Management ...

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Douglas Brook Girder Erection, Queens County, NS

The Douglas Brooke Bridge is a single span, 54 m long, twin steel trapezoidal box girder bridge spanning over Douglas Bro...

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South River Bridge Girder Erection, Antigonish, NS

The two new structures crossing the South River are long multi-span, continuous, twin, trapezoidal steel box girders with...

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Shubenacadie River Bridges Replacement Project, Shubenacadie, NS

The existing Shubenacadie River Bridges are twin 4 span structures, each with a total span of approximately 195 meters co...

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Point Cross Bridge Replacement, Inverness County, NS

The Point Cross Bridge replacement structure is a single span, 35 m long, pre-cast, prestressed concrete structure suppor...

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Davison Bridge, Hants County, NS

The new Davison Bridge is a 43 meter simple span steel plate girder bridge complete with fully integral piled abutments on a...

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Marie Bridge Alternate Design, King's County, PEI

Project Description The Marie Bridge, located in King’s County Prince Edward Island, is a bridge located over a sma...

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Rines Brook Bridge, Hants County, NS

Project Description The new Rines Brook Bridge is a 18 meter simple span NEBT 1000 prestressed girder bridge on a 30 degr...

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Indian Sluice Bridge Replacement, Yarmouth, NS

Noteworthy Project Experience Value engineering alternate, complex global phasing, innovative launching, precast deck, an...

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Midgell Bridge Replacement, Kings County, PE

Noteworthy Project Experience Accelerated bridge erection techniques used to transversely slide new bridge in place durin...

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Wagner Brook Bridge, Queens County, NS

Project Description The new Wagner Brook Bridge is a 13.5 meter simple span composite five steel plate girder bridge on a...

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Waverly Road Rapid Bridge Replacements, Waverly, NS

Noteworthy Project Experience Precast foundations and Accelerated Bridge Construction techniques utilized to facilitate t...

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Spanks Bridge, Guysborough County, NS

Project Description The Spanks Bridge is a 40 meter simple span steel plate girder bridge located in rural Nova Scotia an...

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Little Bras d'Or Bridge Replacement, Cape Breton, NS

The Little Bras d’Or Bridge, located on Highway 105 in Cape Breton County, is a two span, 120 meter long (60m – ...

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Canal Bridge Replacement, Antigonish, NS

This single span bridge structure carries Main Street traffic over Rights River and consists of 1.2 m deep, 40 m single s...

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Highway 104 Trunk 7 Overpass Structures, NS

As part of the Highway 104 twinning project through Antigonish, NS, HEC completed the design of the twin overpass structures...

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Cheticamp River Bridge Replacement, Cheticamp, NS

The former Cheticamp River Bridge consisted of a four simple span riveted steel girder, reinforced concrete deck superstr...

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Larry Uteck Interchange, Halifax, NS

The Larry Uteck Interchange is a two span, 65 m long, semi-continuous, pre-cast, prestressed concrete structure supported...

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Highfield Park Pedestrian Bridge, Dartmouth, NS

This 45 m single span steel plate girder pedestrian bridge was designed by HEC for HRM to provide safe pedestrian access ...

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Northport Bridge Replacement Alternate, Cumberland County, NS

After tender and award, HEC was hired by the contractor to provide a value engineering alternate design for the replaceme...

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Middle Barachois River Bridge, Trans Canada Highway, Middle Barachois, NL

HEC, acting as a sub-consultant to the prime consultant, provided the detailed design of a 76 meter long, two span, semi-...

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Highway 125, Cape Breton County, NS

As part of the recent Highway 125 twinning project, HEC was engaged by NSTIR to design three bridge structures (one overp...

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Tufts Cove Cooling Water Intake Structure, Floating Analysis, Halifax, NS

As part of an overall circulating water improvement at the Nova Scotia Power Tufts Cove site in Halifax Harbour, NS Dexte...

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Caribou Harbour - Planning and Preliminary Engineering for Harbour Upgrades

Public Works Government Services Canada hired HEC to carry out preliminary engineering and planning for proposed upgrades...

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Charlottetown Marine Terminal - Facility Upgrades and Repairs

Charlottetown Harbour Authority Inc. hired HEC to carry out a condition assessment of an existing marine terminal structure ...

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Caribou Ferry Terminal Repairs, Caribou Ferry, Nova Scotia

HEC completed an assessment of the existing condition, including supervision of an underwater diving inspection, of a var...

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Alternate Dock Facility Viaduct, Port Aux Basques, NL, Marine Atlantic

The Alternate Dock Facility features a 5 span, 178 m long, continuous steel plate girder upper level viaduct and 20 m lon...

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Peake's Quay Marina Retaining Wall Repairs, Charlottetown, PE

The Peake’s Quay Marina Retaining Wall was built in 1990 as a tied timber lagging retaining wall wharf structure. The ...

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North Lake Wharf Structure Replacement, North Lake PE

Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) hired Harbourside Engineering Consultants (HEC) to complete the design o...

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Western Shore Wharf Rehabilitation, NS

The Western Shore Wharf is a 74.5 meter long and 5.8 meter wide timber crib wharf. It consists of conjoined rock-filled timb...

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Nova Scotia Power Loading Facility Phase 1 Assessment, Halifax, NS

HEC completed an assessment of the existing condition of a variety of marine structures at the Tufts Cove Loading Facility. ...

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Nova Dock Approach Wharf Repairs - Halifax, NS

Project Description Irving Shipbuilding Inc. completed a condition assessment of the Nova Dock Approach Wharf in 2011 and...

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Skinners Pond Breakwater Repairs, Skinners Pond, PE

Project Description HEC was engaged by PWGSC to develop a concept and complete the detailed design of repairs to the exis...

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Souris Marine Terminal, Souris, PE

Project Description The Souris Harbour Authority engaged HEC to provide engineering services for several items at the fac...

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Saint John Ferry Terminal Assesment, Saint John, NB

Project Description Harbourside Engineering Consultants (HEC) was engaged by Public Works and Government Services Canada ...

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Magaguadavic River Bridge Demolition, NB

The existing Magaguadavic River Bridge was a 3 span continuous 3 cell cast in place reinforced concrete box structure whi...

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Ramp 9 Structure Demolition and Overload Analysis, MacKay Bridge Halifax Approac

This project entailed the detailed demolition design of a post-tensioned concrete box structure in the North end of Halif...

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Demolition of Fairview Overpass, South Structure, Halifax Approach, NS

Hired by Dexter Construction, HEC developed the full demolition design and phasing for the existing south structure of th...

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Sangsters Bridge Demolition

The Sangsters Bridge Demolition project is a prime example of the approach HEC takes on all of the projects we undertake....

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Little Bras d'Or Cofferdam and Trestle, Little Bras d'Or, NS

To allow for the installation of the center pier of the new two-span steel box girder bridge in Little Bras D’Or a ...

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Sango Brook Cofferdam and Trestle, Sango Brook, Labrador

HEC provided the full design for a multi-cell deep cofferdam in very difficult soil and water conditions to allow the con...

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Cheticamp River Bridge Timber Lagging Wall, Cheticamp, NS

The Cheticamp River Bridge Replacement project involved replacement of the existing four span structure with a new single...

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Trillium Building - Temporary Retaining Wall, Halifax, NS

The Trillium Building is a 19 storey structure featuring condominiums and three floors of underground parking. Excavation...

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Cheticamp River Bridge Construction Phasing/Temporary Detour Structure, Cheticam

The initial planning stage for the replacement of the Cheticamp River Bridge involved the evaluation and assessment of se...

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Springhill Junction Bridge Demolition, Springhill, NS

The Springhill Junction Bridge was a 38 m single span through truss bridge built in 1936. The existing bridge had reached...

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Nashwack River Bridge Demolition, NB

The Nashwack River Bridge was an 80 m long single span through truss bridge to be replaced by a new panel bridge used in ...

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Bloom Lake Cofferdam and Trestles, Labrador

Cofferdam HEC was engaged by Dexter Construction to design a cofferdam to facilitate the construction of a large, cas...

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Sydney River Bridge Demolition, NS

The Sydney River Bridge was constructed between 1957 & 1958 and consisted solely of a 130.1m long main span solid ribbed...

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Fletcher Hebb Bridge Replacement - Timber Lagging Wall, Bridgewater, NS

The original Fletcher Hebb Bridge was a simple span steel girder structure with reinforced concrete deck and abutments. ...

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Hunt Club Pedestrian Bridge Erection, Ottawa, ON

Noteworthy Project Experience Complex construction phasing to ensure highway closures minimized, complex geometry control...

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Burgoyne Bridge Erection, ST. Catherines, ON

Noteworthy Project Experience Complex global phasing, difficult geotechnical conditions, innovative girder launching, coo...

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Burgoyne Bridge Erection, ST. Catherines, ON

Noteworthy Project Experience Complex global phasing, difficult geotechnical conditions, innovative girder launching, coo...

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Indian Sluice Bridge Replacement, Yarmouth, NS

Noteworthy Project Experience Value engineering alternate, complex global phasing, innovative launching, precast deck, an...

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Indian Sluice Bridge Replacement, Yarmouth, NS

Noteworthy Project Experience Value engineering alternate, complex global phasing, innovative launching, precast deck, an...

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Rines Brook Bridge, Hants County, NS

Project Description The new Rines Brook Bridge is a 18 meter simple span NEBT 1000 prestressed girder bridge on a 30 degr...

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South River Bridge Girder Erection, Antigonish, NS

Project Description The two new structures crossing the South River are long multi-span, continuous, twin, trapezoidal st...

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Waverly Road Rapid Bridge Replacements, Waverly, NS

Noteworthy Project Experience Precast foundations and Accelerated Bridge Construction techniques utilized to facilitate t...

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Spanks Bridge, Guysborough County, NS

Project Description The Spanks Bridge is a 40 meter simple span steel plate girder bridge located in rural Nova Scotia an...

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Oxen Pond Substation Ramp Structure

Project Description Total Transport Rigging Incorporated (TTR) was awarded the contract to transport a 100 tonne Transfor...

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East River Bridge Demolition

Project Description Opened to traffic in 1956, the East River Bridge is located in Sheet Harbour Nova Scotia along Highwa...

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Strandherd Armstrong Bridge, Ottawa, ON

The Strandherd Armstrong Bridge is a multiple, space-truss arch bridge that will span across the Rideau River with a conc...

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Sutherland's River Bridge Erection, Pictou County, NS

HEC designed an innovative erection method for the box girders that involved floating the girders into place on a barge. ...

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Little Bras d'Or Bridge Replacement, Cape Breton, NS

The innovative girder erection approach developed for the replacement of the Little Bras d’or Bridge involved assem...

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Cheticamp River Bridge Erection, Cheticamp, NS

The Cheticamp River replacement bridge is an 81.5m single span twin trapezoidal steel box girder bridge, that replaced an...

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Terra Nova Girder Erection, Newfoundland

The Terra Nova Bridge is a single span, 75 m long, twin steel trapezoidal box girder bridge spanning over the Terra Nova ...

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One Mile House Viaduct Erections Structures A and C, Saint John, NB

The One Mile House Viaduct is one of the largest interchange projects in NB. Harbourside Engineering Consultants (HEC) co...

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South Canoe Wind Farm Project, NS

Project Description The South Canoe Wind Project is being developed by Nova Scotia companies, Oxford Frozen Foods and Min...

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Rideau River Crossing Multi-Use Pathway Peer Review, Ottawa, ON

Project Description The Rideau River Crossing Multi-Use Pathway Bridge will be a three span continuous, 123.5 metre long ...

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MacKay Bridge Expansion Joint Replacement, Halifax, NS

During the summer of 2010 HHB replaced both multi-gland expansion joints at the main towers of the suspended spans of the...

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Addington Forks Underpass Structure Precast Deck Alternate, NS

Addington Forks Underpass was constructed just west of the Town of Antigonish in 2010 as part of Phase 1 of the Highway 104 ...

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Corner Brook Water Treatment Plant, NL

The main facility building for this new $30m approx. water treatment plant project consists of a 21,500 sq. ft. single store...

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Gateway Bridge Inspection Program, NB

In 2011, Gateway Operations began an Operation, Maintenance, and Rehabilitation (OMR) program for the four-lane, 239 km Rout...

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Burgoyne Bridge Erection, ST. Catherines, ON

Noteworthy Project Experience Complex global phasing, difficult geotechnical conditions, innovative girder launching, coo...

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Ferry Street Bridge Ooverload Analysis, Sydney, NS

Project Description In January 2014 Total Transport and Rigging (TTR) engaged Harbourside Engineering Consultants (HEC) t...

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Newfoundland Department Of Transportation And Works Bridge Design Peer Reviews

Project Description Harbourside Engineering Consultants (HEC) has provided Peer Review services for two steel box girder ...

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PEITIR Bridge Inspection Program, Prince Edward Island

Project Description In 2008, PEI Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal adopted a database program called the PEI Brid...

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Shubenacadie River Bridge Overload Analysis, NS

Project Description Harbourside Engineering Consultants (HEC) was hired by Nova Scotia Transportation Infrastructure Rene...

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Shubenacadie River Bridges Assesment And Rehabilitation, Shubenacadie,NS

Project Description The existing Shubenacadie River Bridges are twin 4 span structures, each with a total span of approxi...

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Rideau River Crossing Multi-Use Pathway Peer Review, Ottawa, ON

Project Description The Rideau River Crossing Multi-Use Pathway Bridge will be a three span continuous, 123.5 metre long ...

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Halifax Harbour Bridges Annual Inspection, Halifax, NS

Halifax Harbour Bridges (HHB) owns and operates two long span suspension toll bridges, the Angus L. Macdonald Bridge and the...

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East River - Sydney River Arch Bridges, Cape Breton County, NS

The East River Bridge is a 213 meter long multiple span bridge featuring a 140 meter long arch main span over the East Ri...

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Middle River Bridge Inspection and Evaluation, Wagmatcook, NS

The Lower Middle River Bridge (VIC004) is located in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and spans over the Middle River.  The bri...

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Dalplex Occupancy Loading, Halifax, NS

HEC became involved with this project in the spring of 2014, as part of the design team led by Kassner Goodspeed Architects ...

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Nova Centre, Halifax, NS

Project Description The Halifax Convention Centre is a one million square foot mixed-use development in downtown Halifax....

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Survival Systems Crane Support, Dartmouth, NS

Project Description For this project, the client, who specializes in the provision of safety training services for marine...

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Substation Building, Port Of Halifax, NS

Project Description This new 46’ long by 38’ wide substation building was required by the Port of Halifax to ...

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1326 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS

HEC provided structural engineering services to facilitate the restoration of this 150 years old heritage townhouse building...

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Enfield Manor Addition, Enfield, NS

This project was initiated for the purposes of designing a 10,000 sq. ft. two-storey addition to the existing Enfield Manor ...

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Trillium Building Temporary Retaining Wall, Halifax, NS

The Trillium Building is a 19 storey structure featuring condominiums and three floors of underground parking. Excavation...

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BridgeCAT Centre, Dartmouth, NS

The Bridge Centre for Arts and Technology (BridgeCAT) offers arts and technology training to kids in their late teens. Th...

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Halls Harbour Wharf

Harbourside Engineering Consultants (HEC), as part of a project for the Department of Public Works and Government Services C...

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Burgoyne Bridge

The replacement Burgoyne Bridge comprised seven continuous spans with a total length of 333 m including a 125 m signature ar...

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New Harbour Wharf

The Harbour Authority of New Harbour hired HGC to carry out a geotechnical investigation for the proposed wharf reconstructi...

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Parks Canada Standing Offer

This standing offer provides Civil/Bridge Engineering Services in Various National Parks in locations throughout Atlantic Ca...

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