Traffic issues outside of schools, particularly during pick-up/ drop-off times are a constant struggle for school boards and municipalities. These issues include chaotic traffic patterns, congestion, and health and safety issues for students, staff and residents. Municipalities are looking for opportunities to improve traffic operation and safety around schools, promote more sustainable and healthy transportation options (such as walking and cycling), and to be sensitive to the needs of nearby residents and businesses.
The Canadian Institute of Transportation Engineers (CITE) appointed Bruce Beames and Anthony Kwok to its Board of Directors during the Annual CITE Conference held in Ottawa this past month.
The Gordie Howe International Bridge project was recognized by CG/LA Infrastructure with the prestigious 2019 Oracle Project of the Year Award in the Engineering Project category. Representatives from the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) accepted the award at the 12th Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum in Montreal, Quebec.
Morrison Hershfield is excited to announce that Serge Ristic, P.Eng., has joined our Infrastructure team as Vice President of Water Resources.
Congratulations to Hosam Sennah from Ryerson University, for winning the 2019 TAC Foundation Scholarship sponsored by Morrison Hershfield.
Once again this year, staff from Morrison Hershfield supported the annual Commuter Challenge, a week-long event that takes place during Canadian Environment Week. It is a friendly competition between Canadian cities and workplaces that celebrates active and sustainable transportation. This year’s Challenge included 17,480 participants from 1,511 workplaces, and avoided 258,132 kg of CO2.
Morrison Hershfield was part of the project team that received a 2016 Public Works Project of the Year Award for work on the Denison Road grade separation.
We are pleased to welcome Srdjan Brasic, P.Eng. and James Scale, P.Eng. to our Transportation team.
The Seaway International Bridge first opened in 1962. According to Morrison Hershfield’s Robert Goulet, the bridge “had reached pretty well the end of its service life. When they looked at options of doing rehabilitation or building new, it made more sense to build new.”
Sir George-Étienne Cartier Parkway, formerly known as Rockcliffe Parkway, is one of the Capital’s scenic parkways that form the extension of Sussex Drive along the Ottawa River to the east, providing scenic views of the river and the Gatineau Hills.
CTV Ottawa recently interviewed Morrison Hershfield's Robert Goulet on the company’s work on the demolition of the iconic Seaway International Bridge between the City of Cornwall and Cornwall Island, crossing the North Channel of the St. Lawrence River.
The Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) has presented the City of Ottawa with an award for Excellence in Planning for its recent Transportation Master Plan (TMP) update.The awards – which recognize innovation, creativity, professionalism, problem-solving, and communications – were announced on November 7, 2014 in a press conference at Queen’s Park.
The new low-level North Channel Bridge, The Seaway International Bridge Corporation (SIBC) Toll Plaza and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Plaza in Cornwall were officially opened on January 24, 2014 at 7:00 am by representatives from various partners, including, the Federal Bridge Corporation Limited (FBCL), SIBC, CBSA, Transport Canada, Mohawk Council of Akwesasne and the City of Cornwall. Morrison Hershfield has been providing Contract Administration services to FBCL since 2011 on these projects.