Quotation MarksHemmera supported the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure project planning and led the environmental assessment for this major project in BC’s Lower Mainland region.

Client: BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

Location: Surrey and Delta, BC

Date: 2014 – ongoing

Project Team: Malcolm Smith, Lori Leach

GEORGE MASSEY TUNNEL REPLACEMENT PROJECT

Overview
In response to growing concerns about the impact of congestion, the Province of British Columbia began planning work in 2014 to advance a replacement bridge for the George Massey Tunnel. The Project included improvements to the Steveston Highway, Highway 17, and Highway 17a interchanges, with the key objective of improving safety and reducing congestion within the Highway 99 corridor. Environmental, engineering and technical work was undertaken to develop a technical design, business case, Project Description, and an Application for Environmental Assessment Certificate under the BC Environmental Assessment Act (BCEAA).

Approach
Hemmera supported the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI) project planning and led the environmental assessment for this major project in BC’s Lower Mainland region. Hemmera’s project team conducted field studies, developed baseline reports, completed impact assessment studies, and developed mitigation measures in support of the provincial application for an environmental assessment certificate. The scope of services provided includes:

  • Provided environmental input into the development of the conceptual design and Project Description Report
  • Undertook environmental baseline studies and constraint identification in the project corridor
  • Planned and implemented the environmental assessment process including management of all environmental disciplines
  • Identified mitigation measures and environmental best practices to address potential effects
  • Provided environmental input into the procurement process
  • Delivered environmental support to stakeholder engagement activities
  • Led reporting to environmental agencies during advanced works
  • Provided environmental oversight and quality auditing of the contractor during advanced works

Results
Hemmera worked directly with MOTI to obtain an Environmental Assessment Certificate (EAC) from the BC Environmental Assessment Office.

GEORGE MASSEY TUNNEL REPLACEMENT PROJECT

Client: BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
Location: Surrey and Delta, BC
Date: 2014 – ongoing
Project Team: Malcolm Smith, Lori Leach

Overview

In response to growing concerns about the impact of congestion, the Province of British Columbia began planning work in 2014 to advance a replacement bridge for the George Massey Tunnel. The Project included improvements to the Steveston Highway, Highway 17, and Highway 17a interchanges, with the key objective of improving safety and reducing congestion within the Highway 99 corridor. Environmental, engineering and technical work was undertaken to develop a technical design, business case, Project Description, and an Application for Environmental Assessment Certificate under the BC Environmental Assessment Act (BCEAA).

Approach

Hemmera supported the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI) project planning and led the environmental assessment for this major project in BC’s Lower Mainland region. Hemmera’s project team conducted field studies, developed baseline reports, completed impact assessment studies, and developed mitigation measures in support of the provincial application for an environmental assessment certificate. The scope of services provided includes:

  • Provided environmental input into the development of the conceptual design and Project Description Report
  • Undertook environmental baseline studies and constraint identification in the project corridor
  • Planned and implemented the environmental assessment process including management of all environmental disciplines
  • Identified mitigation measures and environmental best practices to address potential effects
  • Provided environmental input into the procurement process
  • Delivered environmental support to stakeholder engagement activities
  • Led reporting to environmental agencies during advanced works
  • Provided environmental oversight and quality auditing of the contractor during advanced works

Results

Hemmera worked directly with MOTI to obtain an Environmental Assessment Certificate (EAC) from the BC Environmental Assessment Office.

Quotation MarksHemmera supported the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure project planning and led the environmental assessment for this major project in BC’s Lower Mainland region.