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Petrowest lands contract for Alberta highway twinning

The project has an approximate value of $78 million


CALGARY—The Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation has selected Petrowest’s Construction Division as the successful contractor for the construction of the final leg in the twinning of Alberta’s Highway 43 between Valleyview and Grande Prairie.

The Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation obtained the contract with Alberta Transportation and through a tender process has selected Petrowest Construction LP to partner with the Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation.

The contract is for 19.9 kilometres of Highway 43, west of Valleyview through the Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation, and includes grading, granular base course, asphalt concrete pavement, culverts and a concrete bridge.

Work is expected to commence in the first quarter of 2013 and continue through to the fourth quarter of 2014. Final agreements for the work were executed January 15 and the project has an approximate value of $78 million.