Category: Construction

Paving Blatchford’s first pedestrian street

Explore the construction of one of Blatchford’s first pedestrian streets, Yorke Mews, in our timelapse video! Creating a neighbourhood where people can more easily choose a sustainable and active lifestyle means challenging the status quo.  While Blatchford will be designed for all standard modes of transportation, the personal vehicle won’t be king of the streets. Instead,…

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Stage One Construction Progress – A Bird’s Eye View

As construction progresses in Blatchford West – Stage One, elements of the new neighbourhood are taking shape every day. Paved roads, lanes and curbs, paving-stone lined pedestrian streets and the first roundabout have already been built on site. The new road system covers utilities installed across Stage One to provide future buildings with the heating,…

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July Construction Update

We are about halfway through the 2017 construction season, and the Blatchford site is changing every day! Road work on Airport Road is now complete, the majority of the water and sewer lines have been installed and connected, and progress is being made on the District Energy Sharing System (DESS). In June, crews were working…

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June Construction Update

Crews have been hard at work at Blatchford since the start of the construction season in May. In just over a month and a half, crews have made major progress installing the underground utilities that will service the first residential stage. The work includes installing storm, sanitary and water mains, as well as piping for…

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A look ahead at a busy year!

With the recent approval of the renewable energy strategy for Blatchford, the City of Edmonton can now start major construction at the site. It’s shaping up to be a busy year as crews will be preparing the site for the first stage of residential units as well as the construction of a section of the…

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