Proposed Forceman Ridge Landfill
Forceman Ridge Waste Management Facility and Thornhill Transfer Station
The Forceman Ridge Landfill and the Thornhill Transfer Station are key components of the Terrace Area Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan. The overarching purpose of this integrated approach is to reduce waste through maximized recovery or diversion. Please watch for advertisements in your local newspaper as well as updates on this site as information on these projects become available.
Preliminary construction commenced at both the Forceman Ridge Waste Management Facility and the Thornhill Transfer Station Site in the fall of 2015 and concluded for the season in December.
Work has recommenced at the Thornhill site and tenders for final construction contracts have been issued for both the Forceman Ridge site and Thornhill Transfer Station. These contracts will be awareded pending Board approval.
As part of construction contracts, Northwest Community College(NWCC) - Terrace Campus was engaged in some aspects of site preparation related as part of Regional District's commitment to training opportunities on this project. This will providehands on training experiences for students enrolled in their Heavy Equipment training program and gain required 'seat time'. To see an article on this program, prepared by NWCC, please click here.
See Forceman Updates and/or Thornhill Updates for more details on construction progress.
An advertisement with project overview was prepared and will posted in the Terrace Standard. The intent of this engagement is to continue to inform the Terrace area residents and businesses, including the City of Terrace, to changes in the area solid waste managegment plans and projects. View a copy of the advertisement here.
Please see the sections below.
Background Information on this project includes related reports and summaries. The Forceman Update will change as the detailed design develops.