Ranking for 2015: 43
Industry Sector: Transportation
Specific Sector: Highway
Range: $1 billion - $5 billion
Project Value: $1,220,000,000
Provincial: $1.22 billion
Government Funds Involved:
Funding Source: Public
Location: Grassland to Fort McMurray, Alberta
Estimated End Date of Substantial Completion: 2016
The twinning of 240 km of Highway 63 between Grassland and Fort McMurray is for the safety of motorists and to improve traffic flow within Fort McMurray. By fall of 2015, 70 per cent of the twinning commitment is expected to be complete, and the remaining 30 per cent will be completed by fall 2016.
There are dozens of contractors and consultants working on road segments, bridges, and interchange contracts with this project, so this entry is merely scratching the surface. Visit bit.ly/63twinning for a full breakdown of contracts.