OPWA recognizes Peel Region transportation project

Ontario Construction News staff writer

The Ontario Public Works Association (OPWA)presented a public works project of the year award to Peel Region for the Bovaird Drive Mount Pleasant Village transformation project.

Winning in the transportation projects $10 million and up category, the project included replacing a westbound bridge, building a seamless merge with an existing eastbound bridge and widening Bovaird Drive to six lanes.

New multi-use pathways, cycling crosswalks, rest station benches, upgraded intersections and enhanced streetscaping were also implemented to promote accessibility, active transportation, and a pedestrian-friendly environment.

The award recognizes excellence in management and administration, and the alliance between the managing agency, consultants, architects, engineers, and contractors who work together to complete public works projects.

“This recognition reflects Peel’s commitment to enhancing infrastructure, expanding our transportation network, and creating a Community for Life where mobility, walkability, and various modes of transportation are safe and accessible,” said Kealy Dedman, commissioner of public works, Peel Region.


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