Hemmera was recently mentioned in APEGBC (Association Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia)'s Innovation Magazine. The Johnson Street Bridge Replacement, a complex project located in Victoria, BC, was featured in the 2014/2015 Project Highlights, showcasing the engineering and geoscience work of APEGBC members. Hemmera has provided environmental support to PCL for this project, including construction environmental monitoring services, developing contaminated soil management plans, and liaising with various government agencies.
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Hemmera has provided environmental support to PCL for the Johnson Street Bridge replacement project since 2013. This includes developing contaminated soil management plans, completing public notification, and applying for an on-site Waste Discharge Authorization for contaminated soils. Hemmera provided construction environmental monitoring services including regular inspections, reporting and reviewing environmental work plans that address potential environmental hazards. The company also assists PCL to liaise with regulatory agencies such as the BC Ministry of Environment, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and Transport Canada. Hemmera monitored in-water work to verify that environmental controls were in place and risks to aquatic life minimized.
Owner: City of Victoria. Constructor: PCL Constructors Westcoast.
Design engineer: MMM Group Limited. Environmental consultant: Hemmera Envirochem (Claire Lewis, P.Eng.).