Combining over 6km of paved and accessible multi-use trails, the Fernie Valley Pathway is a robust, multi-modal transportation system.
Award-winning work within a constrained, congested corridor that included fish-bearing creeks, sensitive habitat, parks, residences, and commercial spaces.
A trail featuring lake views, grasslands, and shorebird habitats, McElhanney was proud to be involved with the Kinbrook Connection Pathway.
Blackshale Creek Bridge provides a special experience on the High Rockies Trail and allows users to avoid the steep creek bed.
As the popularity of the Yamnuska recreation area grew over recent years, so did the number of rescues. Could improved trails reduce risk?
Integrating a Transportation Master Plan with an Urban Framework Master Plan opened the door for multiple improvements to be made in tandem.
The Nisga’a Village of Gitwinksihlkw was ready for a Trail Master Plan and Detailed Design for their Saasak Hills Trail and River Walk.
McElhanney, along with subconsultants Level Playing Field and Ron Wickman Architect, developed the Accessibility Construction Guidelines for Alberta Environment and Parks. The manual prescribes how to reduce barriers for challenged populations, giving them equal access to the splendor of Alberta’s parks.
McElhanney assisted the Prince Rupert Rotary Club with the reconstruction of Rushbrook Trail in 2017.
High 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.