Dufferin County Culvert Replacement

Location: Dufferin County near Fergus, Ontario

Owner: Dufferin County

Consultant: R.J. Burnside & Associates Ltd.

Bronte Construction was hired by Dufferin County to remove and replace a 22 metre culvert in Dufferin County in the summer of 2016.

This was a complex project involving environmental assessments and numerous municipal and regional stakeholders. The project require the careful removal of the deteriorating culvert and construction of a new, large c-span culvert in an environmentally sensitive location.

Project considerations included: bank instability and erosion, slope stability, sediment control measures, a creek bypass, and dewatering in difficult soil conditions.

Scope of Work

  • Bank stabilization
  • Excavation
  • Erosion control
  • Sediment control
  • Installation of stone channels and footings
  • Dewatering
  • Environmental protection measures
  • Installation of multiple flumes for water bypass
  • Paving
  • Guardrail installation
  • Staged traffic control
  • Site restoration
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