Posts Tagged ‘ massey tunnel ’

Why Pile Driving is a Powerful First Step for Massey Bridge

If you’ve driven north on Highway 99 towards the George Massey Tunnel lately, you may have noticed a crane working on Deas Island. Crews were collecting geotechnical data as part of the George Massey Tunnel Replacement Project. The crane was equipped with a large pile driver, which pounded five piles into the ground to determine the maximum load a single pile can hold in that particular soil. The information will be provided to designers bidding on the contract to...

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The Answers to Massey Bridge Questions

Fraser River Bridge

Today we kicked off the third phase of consultation on the George Massey Tunnel Replacement Project and released some designs and details of the big project, which will see a new 10-lane bridge built over the Fraser River at Highway 99. And it will be a BIG project. Here’s the breakdown: The bridge will be approximately three kilometres long, with four general travel lanes in each direction One dedicated transit/HOV lane in each direction of Highway 99, from Highway...

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Bridging the Week: Remembering, Consulting and some Santa

Highway 99 consultation

Probably a much more of a cerebral news round up blog this week as we cover project consultations and remembrance of those we’ve lost to road incidents. It’s also the first sign of the holidays coming (don’t think about the number of shopping days left. Don’t do it. Sorry, you probably just did) as the 16th year of the Santa Train is being announced. There’s lots to cover. Remembering Crash Victims November 21st was National Day of Remembrance for...

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