Menard Canada

Civil Infrastructure

Heavy civil infrastructure, such as water and wastewater treatment plants, power plants and dams, are the vital organs of our communities. These structures are typically designed to stricter safety standards so they can remain in service with minimal damage following severe natural disasters or even terrorist attack. One of the first steps to constructing a structure designed to the highest safety standards is ensuring the structure is founded on stable ground. Menard Canada has extensive experience working to stringent post-disaster performance requirements, which often involve very deep ground improvement applications. Menard Canada holds the world record for the deepest compaction of natural soils; 52 metres depth using Vibro Compaction techniques at Hydro Quebec’s Peribonka Dam.

Objectives

  • Develop the most effective and efficient ground improvement system to meet demanding design criteria
  • Provide bearing support and settlement control for heavily loaded structures
  • Mitigate soil liquefaction potential and limit lateral spreading

Featured Civil Infrastructure Projects

  • Northwest Langley Wastewater Treatment Plant

    Langley, BC Canada
    Metro Vancouver is upgrading their NW Langley WWTP facility with the construction of four new secondary clarifier tanks and ancillary structures. Read More
  • 152nd Street Grade Separation

    Surrey, BC Canada
    The City of Surrey is constructing a new 4-span railway overpass on 152nd Street. The overpass bridge is based on a box girder design with pile supported piers and retained light-weight EPS embankment fills. The construction schedule has allowed for an 18 to 20 month preloading period for the bridge approach embankments. Read More
  • Lansdowne Park Redevelopment

    Ottawa, ON
    The Lansdowne Park redevelopment project is a public-private partnership redevelopment of the Lansdowne Park fairgrounds in Ottawa. In 2007, cracks were discovered in the Frank Clair Stadium and a portion of the south side stands were demolished due to safety concerns. In the interest of re-building a new Lansdowne Park the City of Ottawa teamed up with the... Read More
  • JK-12 School

    Petawawa, ON
    This project involved the construction of a new two story institutional school, located in at 19 Leeder Lane, in Petawawa, Ontario. The geotechnical report concluded that the building needed to be supported on structurally reinforced spread and/or strip footings for column loads. As an alternative to steel reinforced spread and/or continuous strip footings for columns, Menard Canada proposed... Read More