Haisla Bridge Replacement Project
District of Kitimat and Collings Johnston Inc.
Kitimat, British Columbia
April 2020 – ongoing
The District of Kitimat is replacing the existing 1954 Haisla Bridge over the Kitimat River. The project is using a Design-Build procurement model and the scope includes:
- a new two-lane bridge with protected bidirectional sidewalk;
- realignment of approach roads and sidewalks;
- realignment of utilities;
- new accesses to properties; and
- removal of the existing bridge.
Hatfield provided Environmental Services to the Project Team during the Project planning, permitting, and procurement phases. Permitting included applications for Department of Fisheries and Oceans Request for Review and Avoid & Mitigate Letter, Transport Canada Navigable Waters Approval, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources & Rural Development Section 11 Water Act Approval, and a Temporary Access Permit and Dike Maintenance Act Approval. Hatfield is presently providing the Independent Environmental Monitoring role during the construction phase.