Project Summary

Beaver Enterprises Ltd. (An Acho Dene Koe First Nations Owned Company)

$14.5 Million

Project Management, Construction Management, Quality Management, Indigenous Engagement


Project Description

The Highway 7 Remediation project consists of embankment and drainage improvements as well as asphaltic surface treatment of Liard Highway (No. 7) in the Northwest Territories. RAM is working with Acho Dene Koe First Nation (ADKFN) on this project. Specific project scope items include:

  • Right-of-way clearing and clean-up
  • Drilling, blasting and quarry development
  • Load, haul, place and compact sub-base and base-course aggregates
  • Installation of guardrails
  • Roadway preparation and stockpiling
  • Installation of CSP culverts
  • Application of asphaltic surface treatments
  • Ditch excavation
  • Installation of traffic signs

RAM’s Role

As the client’s Construction Manager and Contract Administrator, RAM’s role is to ensure the civil subcontractor performs the work consistent with the Government of Northwest Territories’ contract documents. Our collaboration with ADKFN also includes mentorship of the Nation-owned civil works business to increase ability in self performance of work, assist in technical discussions with the government, and provide bonding support to ensure ADKFN has all opportunities available.

RAM is also directly responsible for the Quality Control (QC) component of the Quality Management program for the project. Responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of project QC Plan
  • Construction inspections
  • Overall project and construction management activities
  • Quality Control and material testing
  • Reporting and certification
  • Field engineering