Simon Fraser Bridge - Highway 97

This project located on Highway 97, south of Prince George included the construction of a new 400 metre bridge over the Fraser River as an important component of the Cariboo Connector Program and highway 4-laning between the City and Cache Creek, BC. The bridge was designed by the Ministry of Transportation and included significant works, both in and over the Fraser River. Related infrastructure included the construction of a temporary work bridge and two large instream piers with the aid of coffer dam structures. Fisheries habitat compensation included riparian and instream works in a regionally significant salmon bearing stream.

Our Role in the Project

EDI's role in the Project included:

  • Environmental protection permitting relating to CEAA, the Fisheries Act and Water Act.
  • Preparing contract documents and specifications.
  • Compliance audtiting during construction on behalf of the Ministry of Transportation.
  • Habitat compensation evaluation of success as per the Federal Fisheries Act Authorization post construction.