Parks Canada Emergency Response

McElhanney was retained by Parks Canada Agency to provide the following services: roadway and surfacing design; geotechnical and materials testing; drainage review and design; utility coordination; integration of bridges, lighting, signing; construction administration; road safety audits and upgrades; and surveying.

Southwest Calgary Ring Road

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Parks Canada Campground Concepts & Design Manual

You are here:HomePortfolio ProjectParks Canada Campground Concepts & Design Manual The Parks Canada Campground manual forms the foundation for developmental standard and design guides for existing and new campgrounds. With the original manual created in 1972 and last updated in 1992, Parks Canada needed a new edition for modern visitors. McElhanney was given the opportunity…

Jasper Tramway Upgrades

You are here:HomePortfolio ProjectJasper Tramway Upgrades 2012 | Jasper, Alberta - Jasper SkyTram whisks people to 2300m elevation, providing access to boardwalks and hiking trails to the summit of Whistler’s Mountain.  What started out as an upgrade design for the tram’s braking system has turned into a long-term relationship between McElhanney and the owners.  When…

High Rockies Trail

You are here:HomePortfolio ProjectHigh Rockies Trail Completed in 2017, this approximately 80 km portion of the Trans Canada Trail connects the Elk Valley of British Columbia to Banff National Park, and offers breath-taking views of the Rocky Mountains. The Trail accommodates a wide variety of uses (biking, hiking, skiing, etc.) along its length and the…

Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park Management Plan

You are here:HomePortfolio ProjectGlenbow Ranch Provincial Park Management Plan 2016 | Glenbow Ranch Park, AB The Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park Management Plan will be the premier guidance document for the park’s future. McElhanney’s plan addresses the park’s existing problems while developing an overall vision for the future. The plan outlines the goals and direction of…

Public Washroom Siting Strategy and Design Guidelines

You are here:HomePortfolio ProjectPublic Washroom Siting Strategy and Design Guidelines 2016 | Calgary, Alberta - The City of Calgary retained McElhanney to complete a public washroom study along the City’s regional pathways. The project was designed to increase the quality of experience through available, accessible, clean, and safe public washroom facilities. McElhanney’s study was able…

Bragg Creek Revitalization Plan

You are here:HomePortfolio ProjectBragg Creek Revitalization Plan 2015-Ongoing | Hamlet of Bragg Creek, AB Winner of the 2016 APPI Design award, McElhanney’s Bragg Creek revitalization plan developed a clear vision for the Hamlet of Bragg Creek. After the 2013 flood, the residents needed to rebuild their thriving economy. McElhanney created a community driven plan that…

Banff National Park / TransCanada Highway Widening

You are here:HomePortfolio ProjectBanff National Park / TransCanada Highway Widening 2008-2011 | Banff, AB Banff National Park is home to a spectacular landscape and countless species of wildlife, attracting more than four million visitors each year. The United Nations has declared the Park a World Heritage Site, to be protected and preserved for future generations.…

Banff Legacy Trail

You are here:HomePortfolio ProjectBANFF LEGACY TRAIL 2010-2013 | Banff, AB - To commemorate the 125th anniversary of Banff National Park in 2010, Parks Canada commissioned the Banff Legacy Trail, a 22.3 km paved trail stretching from the Town of Banff to Banff National Park’s east gate. However a significant gap remained between the Park and…