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Landfill remediation

Land remediation occuring at Highfield landfill. 

About 660,000 cubic metres of waste was removed from old landfills in Highfield and Ogden. Cleaning up these landfills opens the areas up to new land uses and potential redevelopment.

Start Date: March 2017
Completion Date: January 2022

Construction partners

Kidco Construction Ltd.
Morgan Construction and Environmental Ltd.
Whissell Contracting Ltd.
Worley Canada Services Ltd.

Scope of work

Highfield Landfill

  • Removal of landfill waste under and adjacent to the Green Line route was required to ensure stable ground under the LRT line.
  • Reconstructed Highfield Boulevard S.E. between the Green Line route and 12 Street S.E.
  • Built the Highfield multi-use pathway and retaining wall.
  • Moved several deep and shallow utilities that served the  area and the former landfill. Removing these obstructions before main construction reduced project risk and timelines.

Ogden Landfill

  • Removal of landfill waste under and adjacent to the Green Line route was required to ensure stable ground under the LRT line.
  • Built up an LRT embankment with clean material.
  • Completed the Ogden storm pond project to eliminate impacts to the pond during construction.
  • Removed a concrete storm sewer and manholes in the Green Line route. Removing these obstructions before main construction reduced project risk and timelines.
Remediation of landfills in Highfield and Odgen allow for new land use opportunities. 600,000 metres cubed of waste removed and 45,000 metres squared of land remediated.
Remediation of landfills in Highfield and Odgen allow for new land use opportunities. 600,000 metres cubed of waste removed and 45,000 metres squared of land remediated.

Landfill remediation photos

Aerial view of Ogden landfill.
Aerial view of Ogden landfill.
Aerial view of Highfield landfill.
Aerial view of Highfield landfill.
Highfield landfill excavation.
Highfield landfill excavation.
Highfield landfill
Highfield landfill
Highfield landfill excavation.
Highfield landfill excavation.
Highfield landfill remediation.
Highfield landfill remediation.
Reconstructing Highfield Boulevard S.E.
Utility relocation at Highfield Landfill.
ENNAX tower shift and ATCO gas line bypass to facilitate the removal of landfill material under Highfield Boulevard.
Highfield Boulevard reclamation work completed in 2021.
Highfield utility relocation in 2018.