McElhanney Engineering Survey Project Wins National Honours

McElhanney Engineering Survey Project Wins National Honours

A McElhanney engineering survey project was a finalist in the 2018 David Thompson National Geomatics Awards. Vancouver Survey Branch Manager Rob Riecken, as the project’s commissioned land surveyor, was named a runner-up in the non-cadastral category for the “Engineering Survey of the Vancouver Public Library, Central Branch” project. He received the award during the National…

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construction is underway at the McElhanney Playground at Surrey Memorial Hospital

Lifting Cranes (and Spirits)

McElhanney Playground Construction Continues. With spring just around the corner, construction of the McElhanney Children’s Playground at Surrey Memorial Hospital is surging ahead. As the days grow longer and temperatures rise, children and youth undergoing treatment at the hospital can look forward to enjoying a revitalized outdoor courtyard space, complete with a new interactive wall,…

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Name Change

McElhanney Land Surveys Ltd. Announces Name Change

McElhanney Land Surveys Ltd. (one of two McElhanney operating companies), the industry-leading provider of surveying, mapping and GIS services in Canada, announced today that it has undergone a name change to McElhanney Geomatics Engineering Ltd. The change reflects the company’s corporate evolution in its service offerings and the expertise of its staff related to Geomatics…

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McElhanney Playground

Construction underway on the McElhanney Playground

On Saturday January 27, over a dozen McElhanney volunteers spent the cold, rainy morning getting their hands dirty digging out tree stumps, shrubs, and boulders to make way for the new McElhanney playground at Surrey Memorial Hospital. McElhanney is designing and building a playground and courtyard to give back to the Surrey community, and to…

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Pattulo Bridge

Pattullo Bridge Deck Rehabilitation

TransLink and the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure brought on McElhanney as the prime consultant to address deck repairs and create both a traffic management plan and an operations plan. The result was comprehensive plan that allowed the bridge deck rehabilitation to be completed and re-opened ahead of schedule.

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Port Mann Bridge Aerial

Port Mann Highway 1 Roadworks and Detour Designs

During construction, more than 120,000 vehicles drove over the Port Mann Bridge every day, ranging from commuters (travelling 80km/h) to slow-moving construction machinery. The detour designs needed to incorporate HOV lanes, cycling lanes, and dedicated bus and truck ramps, and ensure high-speed and low-speed traffic did not mix.

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