Judges: Henrik Bonnesen, Cowi, Denmark; Patrick Frye, Cardem, France; Bill Moore, ERM, USA
Coleman & Company (United Kingdom)
Project – Waterloo International Terminal
Client – Network Rail Wessex Capacity Alliance (Skanska, Colas, Mott MacDonald, AECOM)
Coleman & Company was appointed the demolition contractor of choice for Network Rail’s flagship, £600 million (US $776 million) development of Waterloo International Terminal in London, United Kingdom.
The live station provides transport and connections throughout London, the UK and Europe, with a footfall of 200,000 passengers each day.
Project – CN Tunnel Dismantlement
Client – KPH Turcot
Dismantlement occurred within the right-of-way of an important CN transportation corridor with four railway tracks remaining in use during the project. The work was performed in accordance with detailed engineering procedures, closely coordinated with CN operations in order to protect existing infrastructures, while maintaining train traffic and ensuring the safety of all personnel.
Priestly Demolition (Canada)
Project – Port Severn Bridge Demolition
Client – Looby Construction
Priestly Demolition was contracted by Looby Construction to demolish two highway 400 bridge structures over the Trent Severn waterway. The bridge construction consisted of one 88 m (290 ft) by two-lane bridge with concrete encased steel truss arches with a concrete deck. The second bridge was a 30 m (100 ft) long two-lane wide poured in place concrete bridge.
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