Chinook Highway Operations Inc.
Chinook Highway Operations Inc. (CHOI) is a new Alberta based Highway Operations and Maintenance (O&M) company owned by SNC Lavalin Operations & Maintenance Inc. (50%) and Acciona Concessions Canada (2008) Inc. (50%)
CHOI is responsible for the operations and maintenance (“the O&M”) for the newly constructed Calgary South-East Stoney Trail project in a cost effective manner ensuring that all highway facilities and related components are maintained and operated safely and in accordance with all applicable Federal, Provincial and Municipal standards and the contractual requirements of the Agreement to Operate and Maintain the South East Stony Trail (“O&M Agreement”).
CHOI officially commenced highway operations on Nov 22nd 2013, the opening day of the Calgary South-East Stoney Trail, but commenced phase in of staff and operational systems well before this date.
Additionally, CHOI is responsible for the management of the Rehabilitation program of the Calgary South-East Stoney Trail “New Infrastructure” on behalf of and as directed by Chinook Roads Partnership.
Mainroad Chinook Contracting
Mainroad Chinook Contracting has been contracted by Chinook Highway Operations Inc. . The maintenance contract includes services such as road repair, snow-removal, lighting and maintenance. The headquarters and main works yard for Mainroad Chinook Contracting are located in the Calgary community. Maintenance operations began October, 2013.
The Mainroad Group operates four provincial highway maintenance contracts in British Columbia including two P3 contracts and is an employee owned company. Calgary South-East Stoney Trail is Mainroad’s first highway maintenance contract outside of British Columbia and our first engagement within Alberta. This contract represents a spring board for Mainroad to venture into other business opportunities in Alberta and elevates our P3 business portfolio.
Mainroad is an active member of the Alberta Road Builders & Heavy Construction Association (ARHCA) and Alberta Public Works Association. Please view Mainroad Group Overview for a complete list of industry associations
The Calgary South-East Stoney Trail Project is a public-private partnership (P3) project with the Alberta Government and Chinook Roads Partnership.
The Alberta Government awarded the Calgary South-East Stoney Trail Project to Chinook Roads Partnership, who will design, build, partially finance and maintain Southeast Stoney Trail project over a 33-year term. The construction period is the spring of 2010 to the fall of 2013 followed by a 30-year maintenance contract with the Alberta Government.
Chinook Roads Partnership is a joint-venture between SNC-Lavalin Inc. and Acciona S.A. Chinook Roads Partnership assumes risks such as inflation and weather-related delays while delivering this fixed-price and date-certain project in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
The Calgary South-East Stoney Trail project is worth $769 million in 2010 dollars, and is jointly funded by the Alberta Government and the Government of Canada as part of the Economic Action Plan.
Calgary South-East Stoney Trail is the largest single highway project in Alberta’s history, and its largest P3 road infrastructure project. Alberta Transportation determines the reference alignment and project scope, along with other technical, financial and operations project requirements. The roadway’s main line are completely free-flow and have no traffic lights.
Southeast Stoney Trail extends from the 17 Avenue SE intersection south to Highway 22X, then west to the east side of the MacLeod Trail interchange.
The project consists of the construction and maintenance of 25 kilometres of six-lane roadway, 9 interchanges, 1 road flyover, 2 rail flyovers and 27 bridge structures, as well as 12 kilometres of Deerfoot Trail between Stoney Trail SE and the Highway 2A junction.
For information on the completion of Calgary’s ring road, or for previous Access Information Sessions conducted by Alberta Transportation, please visit our Links page to contact the Government of Alberta.
25 kilometres of six-lane divided highway
27 total bridge structures
17th Avenue SE
Peigan Trail SE
Glenmore Trail SE
114th Avenue SE
52nd Street SE
Deerfoot Trail SE
McKenzie Lake Boulevard/Cranston Boulevard SE
Sun Valley Boulevard/Chaparral Boulevard SE
61st Avenue SE
Canadian Pacific Rail line
Canadian National Rail line
Contract includes maintenance of Stoney Trail SE and 12 kilometres of Deerfoot Trail between Stoney Trail SE and Highway 2A junction.
*Roadway map courtesy of the Alberta Government.