April 9, 2019
This style of structure is favoured because risks of permafrost settlement issues are minimized
Our versatile Bolt-A-Plate Structural Steel Plate is most commonly used in its curved form to create culverts and other structures for a variety of applications across many sectors. However, flat sheets of the popular galvanized corrugated steel product are also in demand for a variety of other applications.
In the Northwest Territories (NWT), flat sheets of corrugated Bolt-A-Plate were recently used with a steel pile framework to create backwalls for two bridges on Liard Highway 7, the main connection between BC and NWT.
This style of structure is used commonly in Alberta and occasionally in the NWT. It is favoured because its design is somewhat standardized and, due to the piled foundations, risks of permafrost settlement issues are minimized.
Available in different thicknesses
The galvanized steel plates are available in thicknesses ranging from 3 mm to 7 mm.
We maintained close contact with the contractor to quote the project correctly and meet their schedule. Due to some late changes in the backwall design by the contractor’s engineer, we were able to cut some costs to reduce their original quoted price. We received positive comments and photos from the contractor after project completion.