Edmonton, AB (December 8, 2014) – PCL Construction is pleased to announce a strong showing at the 2014 Alberta Construction Magazine Top Projects Awards. PCL Calgary won two awards, and PCL Edmonton won two awards as well, along with an honorable mention.
The Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum near Grande Prairie won in the Commercial under $50 million category. The 33,000-square-foot building has a three-story main exhibition hall, two classrooms, a 64-seat theatre, research and collection areas, restaurant, and gift shop.
The Central LRT Rehabilitation and Jasper Avenue Streetscape won Top Project in the Civil under $50 million category. Major underground and surface work was done while keeping traffic moving on one of Edmonton’s main downtown arteries.
The Calgary Airport Authority’s Runway Development Project is the winner in the Civil over $50 million category. Capable of landing the world’s largest aircrafts, the 4270-meter runway – now the longest runway in Canada – allows 30 percent more flights to take off and land in Calgary.
The Lafarge Exshaw Plant Expansion, west of Calgary, wins in the Industrial under $50 million category. A 39-meter-in-diameter blending silo is part of the expansion. Concrete was poured over seven days to complete the structure, with crews working around the clock to maneuver the form upwards.
Cabela’s North Edmonton Retail Centre received an honorable mention in the Commercial under $50 million category.
About PCL Construction
PCL is a group of independent construction companies that carries out work across Canada, the United States, the Caribbean, and in Australia. These diverse operations in the civil infrastructure, heavy industrial, and buildings markets are supported by a strategic presence in 31 major centers. Together, these companies have an annual construction volume of more than $7.5 billion, making PCL the largest contracting organization in Canada and one of the largest in North America. Watch us build at PCL.com.
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