Safer Communities Client Feature: City of Saskatoon
As traffic safety leader in their province, the team at the City of Saskatoon Sign Shop has continued to impress local city councillors, senior management and fellow City employees with their commitment to safety and innovation.
City of Prince Albert Wayfinding
In the Summer of 2018, Prince Albert set out to complete a wayfinding project for the downtown core. As part of a larger investment in to the revitalization of the downtown area, new wayfinding signs were a key factor in breathing life and historical elements back into the City centre.
Flood Detection System
Throughout the Province’s history, large-scale floods have been known to devastate communities across Alberta. The floods that began in June of 2013, for example, affected more than 100,000 Albertans in 30 communities. While environmental factors have a major role to play in the occurrence and severity of floods, preemptive measures can be taken to guarantee […]
Solar Outdoor Lighting Solution
Overview North Battleford is the seventh largest city in Saskatchewan, located in the west-central region of the province. It is among the fastest growing Saskatchewan communities, with a population of about 14,000 residents. Background In 2014, the City of North Battleford developed a Community Safety Strategy to address real and perceived safety for residents in […]
Ivor Strong Bridge
We worked with Alberta Transportation, Ver-Mac and various contractors and project engineers on the traffic management components of the Ivor Strong Bridge Project in Calgary, AB. Work was required to replace the bridge’s expansion joints, which meant closing lanes and causing major delays. Our challenge: to manage traffic as efficiently and effectively as possible, while […]
Event Traffic Management
The City of St. Albert set out to find a cost-effective method to facilitate motor vehicle and pedestrian traffic for numerous outdoor events that are held throughout the year. These events gather thousands of people, and require strong traffic accommodation plans to effectively manage vehicle and pedestrian traffic and ensure both safety and efficiency.
We worked with the Vancouver Organizing Committee as they were planning the 2010 Olympics. Our solution used 126 message boards trailers in and around Vancouver to share traffic and event information with drivers. Despite some technical difficulties with our hosting company, we helped the world’s biggest sporting event run smoothly.
Golden Ears Bridge
We worked with the Golden Crossing Group and the Township of Langley to provide traffic control services while the Golden Ears Bridge was under construction. Our teams provided strategy, coordination, lane closures, rentals, and sign manufacturing and installation over the course of the three-year project.
Anthony Henday SE
We worked with PCL on Alberta’s first P3 project: the southeast quadrant of Anthony Henday Drive, from Highway 2 to the Sherwood Park Freeway. We provided equipment rentals, sign manufacturing and installation, and traffic management. Despite wet weather, short timelines, and other challenges, we finished the job on time.