Final Grade, Clay Subgrade, and Winter Construction Phase
17 km North of Conklin, AB
T & M
Oil & Gas
Construction of 4 multi well Pads (2 to final grade, 1 to clay subgrade, 1 winter construction phase), construction of approximately 5.6 km of access roads, maintenance and road repairs, 1 pad extension & re-alignment of existing road, and additional break in work.
Work Included The Following:
Hauling and stockpiling topsoil and subsoil stripping and loading, hauling, and placing topsoil on cut slopes as required.
Loading, hauling, placing, shaping, and compacting clay borrow material and gravel material to pad and access roads.
Borrow pit management, overburden removal, development, and contouring.
Installation of geotextiles, geogrid, coconut matting, turf matting and other erosion control devices.
Install culvert and rip rap on access roads.
Seeding of stockpiles and cut slopes.
Site maintenance and existing road repairs on main road with traffic congestion.
145,000 m3 cut-to-fill.
250,000 m3 borrow clay placement
22,000 m3 gravel - not including strategic road maintenance.
55,000 m3 stripping.
115, 000 m3 overburden removal.
300 lm culvert installation.
Key Equipment Used on the Project:
627 Motor Scrapers
Rock Trucks (30 and 40T)
Challenges and Achievements
Management of winter, fall, spring and summer construction challenges and weather conditions meeting key completion dates for turnover.
L Access Road construction over muskeg and working through break-up to meet project deadlines.
Realignment of main road requiring traffic control and strategic construction execution.
Multiple simultaneous activities during construction of Pad AT.
Maintaining completed access road for heavy haul traffic.
Construction execution revised for below optimal clay material in provided pit.
Limited Road on long haul to Pad AH and access road.