Pine Pass and South Peace Floods

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.

Water Management for the Salmon River Dam Decommissioning

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.

Engineering Survey of the Vancouver Public Library, Central Branch

McElhanney was retained in 2017 by local construction contractor Smith Bros & Wilson (SBW) to provide surveying services to aid renovations at the library, which included the addition of escalators, elevators, and an auditorium. 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 sited at street level on an underground parking structure. Both firms knew the complex nature of the existing utilities in the parkade structure would require an innovative approach to data collection and presentation.

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.

Veer Kunwar Singh Setu

The Veer Kunwar Singh Setu is a four lane highway bridge over the Ganga (Ganges) River near Patna in Bihar, India. It was procured through a Design-Build contract. McElhanney successfully value engineered an extradosed segmental bridge concept with 16 back-to-back 120m-long spans that reduced construction duration and material consumption for the 1,920m navigation spans portion of the 4km bridge. Approach spans outside the navigation spans utilizes precast segmental erected in span-by-span. The bridge opened in June 2017.

Sea to Sky Highway Improvements

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Roberts Bank Rail Corridor – Surrey Combo Overpass Project

You are here:HomePortfolio ProjectRoberts Bank Rail Corridor – Surrey Combo Overpass Project 2010-2014 | Surrey & Langley, BC - The Roberts Bank Rail Corridor is an important 70km stretch that connects Roberts Bank with the North American rail network. The corridor carries large volumes of freight through communities in the Lower Mainland. It has several…

Mount Lehman Interchange

You are here:HomePortfolio ProjectMount Lehman Interchange 2004-2006 | Abbotsford, BC - Abbotsford was Canada’s fastest growing economy in 2004 according to The Conference Board of Canada. The existing Mt. Lehman Road / TransCanada Highway Interchange was overwhelmed by this rapid growth and the expansion of Abbotsford International Airport. Users of the interchange and surrounding intersections…

Golden Ears Bridge

You are here:HomePortfolio ProjectGolden Ears Bridge 2005-2009 | Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, Surrey, and Langley, BC Prior to 2009, residents and commuters in Langley, Maple Ridge, and Pitt Meadows faced long traffic delays when crossing the Fraser River. At the time, the only options available were the Port Mann Bridge or the Albion Ferry. In…

Deh Cho Bridge

You are here:HomePortfolio ProjectDeh Cho Bridge 2009- 2012 | Fort Providence, Northwest Territories - The Deh Cho Bridge crosses the Mackenzie River at Kilometer 23 of the Yellowknife Highway 3, near Fort Providence, NT. This is the first bridge crossing the Mackenzie and permanently replaces a ferry, which ran during the summer months, and ice…