In 2017, ISL celebrated its 30th anniversary!

Here is a glimpse at our growth over the last 30 years:

2017 Highlights

Project Completions and Milestones

In 2017, we completed (or achieved significant milestones on) a number of projects throughout Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan.

Alberta – Canada’s first Diverging Diamond Interchange – Macleod 162 Avenue Interchange (Calgary), Spruce Grove Reservoir and Pump Station, Wiaparous Bridge (southern Alberta), Highway 36:02 Roadway Realignment (Lethbridge), Crowchild Trail Study (Calgary), Hinton East Area Structure Plan, DDS Noisewall for Deerfoot and 2X at Mackenzie Towne (Calgary), Flanders Avenue Interchange (Calgary), Downtown Rehabilitation (Grande Prairie),Edmonton Metropolitan Region Growth Plan , Banff Elementary School (Phase One), Hinton Performing Arts Venue, Bearspaw Country Club (Calgary), Calgary Zoo Pedestrian Bridge, Hinton Comprehensive Planning and Development Strategy, 16 Avenue/29 Street Northwest Upgrades (Calgary), Walterdale Bridge (Edmonton), 40th Avenue/CP Rail Overpass (Airdrie) and 194 Avenue Priddis Slough Crossing (Calgary).

British Columbia – Sugarloaf Bridge (Vancouver Island), Marine at the Beach (Vancouver), Pitt Meadows Roadworks, Village of Pemberton Water Treatment Plant Upgrades, Willingdon Linear Park (Burnaby), 7 Street Redevelopment (Fernie), Spokane Street/Leroi Avenue Infrastructure Improvements (Rossland), Sun Valley Spray Park Expansion (Port Coquitlam), Comox Marine Waterpark, Highway 3 Sunday Creeks and Port Moody Clarke Road Improvements.

Saskatchewan – Idywyld Drive Overpass at Ruth Street Rehabilitation, Bridge and Inspection Testing, Wilson’s Lifestyle Centre Retail Building and Highway 16 and Highway 11 Impact Assessment.


This year, ISL received several awards for projects across all three provinces, including:

  • Brian Eckel Award of Excellence: Transportation from ACEC-SK for the Idylwyld Drive Overpass at Ruth Street Rehabilitation
  • Premier Award of Excellence in Design: Engineering and Geoscience from the Design Council of Saskatchewan Premier Design Awards 2017 for the Wilson Lifestyle Centre Retail Building
  • Award of Excellence: Issues Management and Crisis Communication from the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Canada Silver Leaf Awards Program for the Crowchild Trail Study
  • Award of Excellence: Community Relations from the IABC Canada Silver Leaf Awards Program for the Crowchild Trail Study
  • Project of the Year: Creativity/Innovation from the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) Awards 2017 for the Crowchild Trail Study
  • Overall Project of the Year from the IAP2 Awards 2017 for the Crowchild Trail Study
  • Award of Planning Merit: Comprehensive and Policy Plan from APPI for the Edmonton Metropolitan Region Growth Plan
  • Award for Planning Excellence Merit from CIP for the Edmonton Metropolitan Region Growth Plan
  • Readers’ Choice Awards for Project Worth the Wait and Best Playground from the Town of Comox for the Comox Marina Waterpark.