Fredericton-Moncton Highway

The Fredericton-Moncton Highway Project (FMHP) involved the delivery of a new 212 km rural freeway between the two major New Brunswick cities. The project was developed and undertaken as a P3 with a value of $700 million and included two major river structures. It involved dealings with a number of municipalities, various provincial departments, Federal environmental and navigation agencies, railways, and First Nations.

Scope of Services

Undertook roles of Owner’s Engineer and Independent Engineer.

  • Undertook roles of Owner’s Engineer and Independent Engineer,
  • Provided technical management services including project development, preparation of design, construction, operation maintenance, and rehabilitation (OMR), hand back standards, and integration with legal and financial teams,
  • Managed the Owner’s implementation team,
  • Coordinated the preparation of the request of proposal documents including the implementation and quality management contract requirements,
  • Provided a range of Independent Engineer services to NB DoT including change management, verifying quality conformance, certifying developer/operator payment requests, and working with all parties to resolve disputes.

Client:

New Brunswick Department of Transportation

Other principal companies involved:

  • Maritimes Road Development Corporation (a consortium of Dragados, Miller, and GTMI) – Principal Contractor and Concessionaire
  • Delcan Corporation – Owner’s Engineering Team

Location:

New Brunswick

Capital Cost:

$700 million

Delivery Model:

Public Private Partnership (design-build-finance-operate-maintain)

Dates of Assignment:

1996-2002