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Over 100 Years of Experience

Building B.C.’s critical Transportation Infrastructure

Dawson Construction has been involved in many of the province’s biggest and most important construction projects over the last several decades.

From the Sea-to-Sky Highway to the Coquihalla and Yellowhead highways, our teams have put shovel to dirt from north to south through high-mountain passes and coastal rainforests.

Experience counts in this work. Public safety depends on well-built roads that can endure under the passage of millions of vehicles in all weather conditions. We’re proud of our record, and look forward to serving the public for decades to come.

Dawson Construction crews preparing to pour runways at the Kamloops Airport in 1943.

Kamloops Airport Improvements

Dawson Construction has had a long, productive relationship with the Kamloops Airport. Our company helped build the original airport’s runways in 1943.

In 2009, Dawson Construction was contracted by the Kamloops Airport Authority Society  to extend the airport’s runway to allow for enhanced operations and larger aircraft landing opportunities.

This was an exciting construction project for our company, as the work involved many technical considerations beyond what is typically seen in road construction. Planes are faster and bigger than trucks, and require landing surfaces constructed to the highest standards. The two-year $9-million project was completed on schedule and under budget.

Lastly, in 2016 Dawson Construction was contracted to extend the runway aprons.

2009 Improvements

/ 50,000 cubic metres of earthworks

/ 80,000 cubic metres of imported gravels

/ 70,000 cubic metres of dike construction

Safety Standards

Keeping People Safe is Our Top Priority

Dawson Construction is committed to providing a safe and healthy work atmosphere for all our employees. It’s our top priority, and is reflected in our core values. Healthy and safe employees are paramount to our success.

Dawson Construction’s Occupational Health and Safety Program has achieved British Columbia’s Construction Safety Alliance’s Certificate of Recognition. We are proud to have implemented health and safety and injury management systems that meet and exceed industry standards.

We’re fully committed to providing our teams the proper training and the right equipment to do our jobs properly and safely.

Modern Slavery Statement

Respect for human rights is paramount, and Dawson Construction is committed to an ethical and sustainable supply chain. This includes taking all steps to ensure that items procured by Dawson Construction are not manufactured with forced and/or child labour. Items within DCL supply chain which must be imported into Canada are done so from countries with clear labour standards and laws to prevent the use of forced and/or child labour.