Chedoke Creek Rehabilitation

Location: Chedoke Creek — Hamilton, Ontario

Owner: City of Hamilton

Consultant: UEM Engineering

Bronte Construction was pre-qualified and hired by the City of Hamilton to rehabilitate a large section of Chedoke Creek along the 403 Highway in the winter of 2016-17.

This was a complex project involving environmental assessments and numerous consultants, agencies, and ministries.

The strategic commitment from the City of Hamilton integrated a triple bottom line which necessitated an end result which would: enhance the community well-being, enhance the environmental well-being, and enhance the economic well-being.

Project considerations included: ongoing creek bank instability and erosion, slope stability, in-stream works, vegetation, and municipal wastewater drainage systems.

Bronte Construction Chedoke Creek projectScope of Work

  • Excavation
  • Repairs of outfalls
  • Placement of heavy riprap
  • Keyed armour stone
  • Live crib walls and bioengineering
  • Installation of armoured plunge pool
  • Installation of leachate collections system
  • Installation of silt control measure
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