Salmon River Decommisioning

Water Management for the Salmon River Dam Decommissioning

During the summer of 2017, BC Hydro’s 60-year old creosote timber dam was completely removed from the Salmon River on Vancouver Island, and the site was re-naturalized. McElhanney designed bypass channels, cofferdams, and river diversion works to use as small a footprint as possible in this narrow and hectic worksite.

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Engineer Survey Of Vancouver Public Library

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.

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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…

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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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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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