Engineering Survey of the Vancouver Public Library, Central Branch

McElhanney provided surveying services to aid renovations at the library. The objective of the survey was to identify a precise location for a temporary concrete platform supporting a multi-storey crane, and to identify positions to underpin and support the load of the crane and platform.

McElhanney Acquires Peak Traffic Technology Ltd.

McElhanney Acquires Peak Traffic Technology Ltd.

McElhanney has added traffic data collection to our list of services in BC, further supporting the extensive transportation engineering and planning work we provide to clients across the province. This comes after the acquisition of Kamloops-based Peak Traffic Technology Ltd. McElhanney has offered traffic data collection services throughout Alberta and other parts of Western Canada for…

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…

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.

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.

View Royal Sanitary Master Plan

The Town of View Royal’s sanitary sewer master plan was last updated in 2005. Since then, the region has undergone significant growth, and their plan and systems need to be upgraded. Currently their sanitary sewer system is comprised of a gravity collection pipe network and 17 pumping stations. View Royal hired McElhanney to update past system models to reflect current operating conditions, to assess existing system conditions and service life, and prepare a capital plan list to help the town prioritize short-term and long-term upgrades.