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Evergreen Line Rapid Transit Project Vancouver, BC

RFP Level design of approximately 11 km (6.8 miles) advanced light rapid transit (ALRT) line that connects Coquitlam to Vancouver via Port Moody and Burnaby. It consists of elevated and at-grade guideway with 6 new stations and an approximately 2-kilometer-long (1.2 miles) bored tunnel 6 m (20 ft) excavation diameter.

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The Second Avenue Subway Project New York, NY

The Project consisted of 8.5 miles of tunnels (13.6 km) and 16 new stations including 86th Street Station.

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No. 7 Line Extension New York, NY

The Project consisted of 10,000 ft of tunnels (3 km) and 3 new stations, 34th street station and auxiliary structures including Vent Plant Site "L"

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Rosslyn Central Place Arlington, VA

The project involved the demolition of a 10-story building, excavation of a third basement level into rock, and construction of a 24-story building with the edge of the building directly above the edge of the WMATA station.

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Con Rail Bergen Hill Tunnel Kearny, NJ

Clearance in the tunnels was increased from about 19’-4” to 20’-6” to facilitate double stack containers on the route. The 4,175 ft (1272m) Bergen Hill Tunnel is primarily a mined rock tunnel constructed circa 1860. Approximately 20 percent of this horseshoe shaped tunnel was lined with brick and concrete.

South Ferry Terminal Structural Box, New York, NY

The reconstruction of the South Ferry Terminal resulted in the relocation of the station platform and mezzanine to a new location underneath Peter Minuit Plaza and State Street in Lower Manhattan, adjacent to Battery Park and the Staten Island Ferry Terminal. The project entailed constructing a new subway station within a tunnel extending beneath three active existing NYCT subway tunnels which require underpinning and rail/invert replacement.

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Cross Harbor Freight Movement Project, New York, NY

Environmental Impact Statement report was prepared, comprising of the engineering and environmental feasibility study of constructing a rail freight tunnel across the New York Harbor to connect Staten Island, NY or Jersey City, NJ to Brooklyn, NY. TBM and sunken tube options were considered.

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East Side Access, New York, NY

The project involved the rail connection from Long Island through existing 63rd Street tunnel build in 1970-ties beneath the East River (sunken tube). Train will travel in the new tunnel between Second Avenue and under Park Avenue, beneath existing Metro-North Railroad tracks terminating at new LIRR station under the lower level of Grand Central Station. The underground works were in hard rock in the west and soft ground in the east.

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Greenwood Yard Expansion Program, Toronto, Ontario

The program comprised addition of tracks, service and personnel facilities and modification to existing facilities located on the former sanitary landfill. The Greenwood Yard Carhouse is an essential subway maintenance facility, which operates 24 hours per day

Rapid Transit Expansion Program (RTEP), Toronto, Ontario

The overall program consisted of a number of fixed facilities, including stations, tunnels, cut and cover running structures, yards and shops constructed in the glacial deposits. There were four extensions planned with a total length of 18.7 km (11.6 miles): Eglinton West, Sheppard Subway, Spadina York University Extension and Scarborough RT Extension. Only Sheppard Subway was constructed at that time using Lovat EPB TBM - Earth Pressure Balance - Tunnel Boring Machine, followed immediately by lining with precast concrete tunnel liners.

Abu Hamour (Musaimeer) Surface & Ground Water Drainage Tunnel, Phase I , Doha Qatar

Design, construction and commissioning of 9.5 km, 3.7 m ID, TBM mined tunnel and 23 shafts. Most of the shafts are offline therefore requiring the construction of 18 adits up to 4 m (13 ft) long and application of sequential excavation tunneling methods (SEM/NATM). The tunnel is supported by unbolted/doweled steel fiber reinforced concrete segmental lining.

West Area CSO Storage Tunnel Facilities, Atlanta, GA

About 50,000 feet (15.2km) of 27 (8.2m) to 30 ft (9.1m) diameter storage and conveyance tunnels were bored at depths up to 150 (45m) to 300 feet (90m) below ground surface in hard rock. Four shafts 40 ft (12m) in diameter, one overflow shaft, three open cut intake structures (vortex shafts) and pump station were also constructed.

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Eastern Transmission Reinforcement Phase 2, South Bound Brook, NJ

The extension of a 72-inch (1.8m) transmission main from South Bound Brook to Middlesex Borough was installed in a 1,200-foot (365m) 8.5-foot (2.5m) diameter tunnel was constructed using Lovat TBM with the drive occurring in water bearing contaminated ground to carry the transmission main and will cross beneath the D&R Canal, the D&R State Park and the Raritan River. Two shafts 34-foot (10.4m) and 16-foot (4.9m) were constructed using mechanical methods and blasting to facilitate access to the tunnel.

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Moshulu Croton Water Treatment Plant, New York, NY

The project involved the raw water to be withdrawn from the existing 12.25-foot (3.7m) diameter pressurized section of the New Croton Aqueduct by a new tunnel containing a minimum conduit size of 12 feet (3.6m) in diameter. On the discharge side, two new conduits were planned to transmit low level (9-foot/2.7m diameter) and high level (8-foot/2.4m diameter pumped) finished water to low level and high-level distribution.

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Adam Beck III, Niagara Falls, Ontario

The project involved the design of the precast tunnel liner 12.5 m (41 ft) ID in swelling rock using deformable grout.

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Mill Creek Interceptor Tunnels, Cleveland, Ohio

The project involved construction of 24 feet (7.3m) diameter tunnels and ten shafts including ground freezing as an excavation support system for two shafts up to 145 feet deep (44m).

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Niagara River Hydroelectric Development Exploratory Adit, Niagara Falls, Ontario

Project comprised of two 12.4 m (41 ft) ID concrete-lined diversion tunnels, each about 10 km (6.2 miles) long, and an underground powerhouse complex with 26 m (65 ft) wide powerhouse with installed capacity of 600 MW. The exploratory audit was constructed to assess the rock mass properties and time-dependent behavior of squeezing and swelling mudstones and shales.

Summit Pumped Storage Energy Project, Akron, Ohio

Project comprised surface and large underground reservoirs using an existing limestone mine to generate 1500 MW of power. Field investigations involved drilling in the mine located 670-m (2,200 ft) underground to determine rock mass properties, in situ stress measurements and grout takes

Karun III Hydroelectric Development Project, Iran

Karun III comprised a 180 m (560 ft) high multiple arch dam and a large underground powerhouse 244 m (600 ft) long (powerhouse 25 m (82 ft) wide, transformer galleries 21 m (69 ft) wide, inlet valve 10 m/33 ft wide) in karstic limestone.

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Keele Trunk Relief Sewer, Toronto, Ontario

Project comprised the design of 4,4 km (2.7 miles) long, 6 m (20 ft) diameter storm overflow sewer in squeezing and swelling shales and four 8 m (26 ft) diameter vertical shafts through overburden glacial till deposits up to 70 m (230 ft) deep.

Bingley Road Tunnel Project, Scarborough, Ontario

Project comprised a construction of water tunnel in soil using ribs and lagging as support followed by cast in place concrete.

Harlem River Tunnel near Broadway Bridge – M-29 Feeder New York, NY

Utilidor approximately 700 feet (213m) of 13 (4m) by 12 foot (3.6m) horseshoe-shaped utility tunnel bored at depths of approximately 150 feet below ground surface in hard rock connecting the Bronx and Manhattan, east of the Brooklyn Bridge.

East Side Access – CQ031 – Q – Tip Excavation – Yard Lead, New York, NY

Engineering services on Yard Lead Approach structure.

Moshulu Croton Water Treatment Plant, New York, NY

The project involved the construction of the underground water treatment plant within the Mosholu Golf Course in the Bronx, NY. Treatment plant required deep and extensive excavations in rock.

New 138 kV Feeders – Harlem River Crossing at Willis Avenue Bridge HDD/Micro-Tunneling, New York

Four new 138 kV underground transmission circuits between the Mott Haven Substation in The Bronx and the Park View Substation in Manhattan, New York were installed. This included crossings of the Harlem River, Harlem River Drive and a rail yard in soil and rock (2 crossings in soil 2 in rock about 1,000 ft each).

Extension to Owen Falls Generating Station, Jinja, Uganda

Project comprised of extension of existing hydroelectric site at Owen Falls, on the River Nile; included new powerhouse with maximum installed capacity of 150 MW and a canal. Situated on amphibolite and saprolite foundation.

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Magpie River Development Project, Wawa, Ontario

Project comprised of a 30-m (98 ft) high zoned earth-fill dam, zoned partial cutoff and zoned inverted filter and three 15 MW powerhouses located downstream along the river.