Smithers maintained a strong mountain town identity and sense of place, and wanted future growth to be managed by an OCP that respected community values.
Award-winning work within a constrained, congested corridor that included fish-bearing creeks, sensitive habitat, parks, residences, and commercial spaces.
The next logical step for the BC Powersports Coalition was the development of a best practices guide to inform development in BC.
Located 25km from Vancouver, BC the City of Delta is a community neighbouring Surrey and Richmond. Following several major infrastructure upgrades—such as the Alex Fraser Bridge / Highway 91, Highway 91C, and Highway 17—the area has experienced significant population and development growth.
By expanding its summer operations to include a mountain coaster, Cypress Mountain aimed to further secure its reputation as a summer destination.
Because of the Watson Island Redevelopment Project, the Prince Rupert community has witnessed a new beginning for the site of a former pulp mill.
McElhanney deployed Vertisee, its own web-based mapping solution, and developed a tool within it which allowed multiple consultant / subcontractors to submit work simultaneously during the Highway 1 road upgrades.
McElhanney designed and implemented a mobile field program and desktop conversion of various data sources to update Metro Vancouver Regional District’s spatial database of all assets owned and maintained by the Parks department.
McElhanney completed numerous combined trunk sewer separations strategies over the past seven years for Metro Vancouver.
McElhanney designed a 21,200m3 stormwater detention system for the Southwest Yorkson neighbouthood of Langley, BC. Due to land constraints, McElhanney proposed a non-traditional solution where the stormwater detention system was installed below sports fields in tanks.