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January 16, 2013

Site Work Underway

SOUTHWEST CONTRACTING LTD.

Southwest Contracting Ltd. is busy with site work for a new City of Burnaby works yard, which is located in the mud flats near Still Creek.

Construction workers started by deep mixing the existing soils on site to a depth of 45 feet with a machine that injects cement and slag into the ground to stiffen weak soils.

The deep soil mixing will support a new operations building, which is one of two structures planned. Walter Francl Architect Inc. is the architect.

Consultants include Fast + Epp (structural), WEB Engineering Ltd. (civil), AME Group Engineering (mechanical), Applied Engineering Solutions (electrical), MMM Group Limited and Golder Associates (geotechnical).

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