A ceremony held this morning celebrated the recently completed Empress Street project. This comes after a two-year initiative that involved reconstructing and rehabilitating the existing street to improve transportation for the area around the old Winnipeg Stadium.
An exciting transformation has taken place at Bank Street and Riverside Drive in Ottawa. The multi-use pathway below Billings Bridge makes it safer and easier for bikes, pedestrians and motorized vehicles to move through one of the busiest intersections in the Nation’s Capital.
Morrison Hershfield is pleased to announce Amanda Pushka as the winning recipient of our TAC Foundation Scholarship for the 2019/2020 school year. Amanda is currently a student at the University of Manitoba pursuing a Master of Science in Civil Engineering with a special interest in bridges and transportation. She expects to graduate September 2020.
Morrison Hershfield is pleased to welcome Rosanna Baggs, C.E.T., rcji as our new Project Manager in our Roads and Highways Group in Ottawa.
Morrison Hershfield scored a hat trick at the 2019 Canadian Consulting Engineering (CCE) Awards Gala in Ottawa Tuesday night. In addition to two Awards of Excellence, we were honored with the Tree for Life Special Achievement Award for a project demonstrating outstanding environmental stewardship.
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.