West Calgary Ring Road-DB1

Scope of Work

  • 400,000 m3 – Topsoil stripping
  • 5,000,000 m3 – Common earthworks
  • 700,000 m3 – Pitrun Excavation and Stockpiling
  • 1,500,000 m3 – Rock Blasting
  • 750,000 m2 – Subgrade Prep
  • 95,000 m2 – Clay Liner
  • 280,000 m3 – Topsoil Placement


Project Statistics:

  • Location: Calgary AB
  • Client: Alberta Transportation
  • Our Services:
    • Topsoil stripping and placement
    • Excavation and blasting
    • Earthworks

Sureway’s Role:

 Working as a Subcontractor to the General Contractor (Ellis Don), Sureway is performing the overall earthworks scope for the DB1 project. This project includes the new construction of Stoney Trail from Highway 1A (TransCanada Hwy) to Springbank Rd, the reconstruction of Highway 1A west to Old Banff Coach Rd and a new systems interchange at Highway 1A and Stoney Trail . A large cut excavation in the Paskapoo Formation on the south Stoney Trail section required Rock Blasting.

Borrow excavation will form pond features with compacted clay liners,. Stringent
requirements for ESC and dust control. High community engagement focus