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2021 Awards for Engineering Excellence

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The Awards for Engineering Excellence demonstrate the value ACEC-BC member firms offer to clients as they celebrate technical excellence and recognize innovation in consulting engineering that is simply a cut above the rest.

A Balancing Act – Bringing the Bayonne Bridge into the modern age

A Balancing Act – Bringing the Bayonne Bridge into the modern age

McElhanney

By the new millennium, the size of modern shipping vessels was only increasing, and the 151ft (46m) clearance height of the Bayonne Bridge became a significant bottleneck to access for the busiest port district on the Eastern Seaboard. The bridge, constructed in 1931, spans the Kill Van Kull strait connecting Staten Island, New York, with Bayonne, New Jersey…

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Alex Fraser Bridge Improvement Project

Alex Fraser Bridge Improvement Project

Binnie

The Alex Fraser Bridge (AFB) is a critical commuter and goods movement road network crossing the Fraser River. With more than 120, 000 vehicles using the bridge daily, congestion was a growing problem, where road users were experiencing excessive delays and queues more than three kilometers long during rush hour…

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Commercial-Broadway Station Upgrade

Commercial-Broadway Station Upgrade

AECOM

From complex structural design to being Canada’s first dual platform transit station, the Commercial-Broadway upgrade project represented a number of engineering firsts for TransLink and a significant investment in Metro Vancouver’s busiest transit hub…

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Highway 407 East Phase 2

Highway 407 East Phase 2

Klohn Crippen Berger

In 2015, Blackbird Infrastructure 407 General Partnership signed a $1.2 billion contract with Infrastructure Ontario to design, build, finance, and maintain the Highway 407 East Phase 2 Project. The project extends Highway 407 to the east approximately 22 kilometres, from Harmony Road in Oshawa to Highway 35/115…

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Newton Town Centre Bus Lanes and Intersection Improvements

Newton Town Centre Bus Lanes and Intersection Improvements

ISL Engineering

The (1.6 km) stretch of the King Boulevard between 64 Avenue and Hall Road near the Newton Town Centre is a significant north/south transportation corridor in the City of Surrey. The six-lane roadway was mainly dominated by car-centric traffic, with little pedestrian accessibility, and limited convenience of transit travel. 

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RapidBus in Rapid Time

RapidBus in Rapid Time

WSP

TransLink’s RapidBus program is delivering a package of transit enhancements and customer amenity upgrades that supports bus speed and reliability and an improved experience on TransLink’s busiest bus routes. The RapidBus project consists of more than 60 km of bus priority infrastructure and over 120 upgraded bus stops across 10 communities in the Metro Vancouver region…

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Regina Bypass Project

Regina Bypass Project

Parsons

The Regina Bypass Project was developed to satisfy several strategic objectives, including supporting the sustained population and job growth within Saskatchewan in general, and the Regina area specifically…

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Wharf / Humboldt Street AAA Bike Lanes

Wharf / Humboldt Street AAA Bike Lanes

Parsons

The objective of the Wharf/Humboldt All Ages and Abilities (AAA) Bike Lanes project was to improve safety and reduce the risks of the most vulnerable road users along the corridor with complete street enhancements to encourage more cycling, walking, and transit trips…

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YVR East Apron VI Remote Stands

YVR East Apron VI Remote Stands

Hatch

Higher-than-anticipated growth in passenger volumes at Vancouver International Airport resulted in the need to expedite the transborder facility expansion and to provide additional aircraft parking capacity for Remote Stand Operations.

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