The Lac Seul First Nation is located on the south shore of Lac Seul in the District of Kenora in North Western Ontario. The Kejick Bay road is 25.6 km. long and provides access to a landing where the residents of Kejick Bay and Whitefish Bay travel by boat to their communities.
Thunder Bay Testing & Engineering Limited (TBTE) was originally retained by Lac Seul First Nation to undertake a aggregate source investigation and road bed evaluation of the existing roadway.
The purpose of this investigation was to assess the current road condition and investigate possible aggregate sources to upgrade this road to an acceptable standard.
TBT Engineering undertook all necessary field investigations, then recommended a strategy that identified an approach to further investigations, design, contract preparation, tendering and construction management issues, along with estimated construction costs and engineering fees. TBT Engineering’s construction management approach included raining and employing selected band members in construction inspection and testing techniques.
TBT Engineering provided Project Management, Engineering Investigations and Design and Construction Administration services for the accomplished roadway improvements which included: