Category Roads and Associated Structures

Roads and Associated Structures

BRITISH COLUMBIA MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE – YELLOWHEAD HWY 16

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The British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is responding to issues of climate variability in its highway design, operation and maintenance processes by undertaking pilot climate change engineering vulnerability assessments of highway segments within the Province of British Columbia. The assessments evaluate highway structures in different geographical areas and climate regimes, given forecast changes in climate conditions. The goal is to understand how climate variability may impact current highway structures, and to prepare and adjust design, operation and maintenance … Read more

Category Roads and Associated Structures

Roads and Associated Structures

BRITISH COLUMBIA MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE – COQUIHALLA HIGHWAY – HOPE TO MERRITT SECTION

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The scope of the assessment encompassed the current design, construction, operation and management of this infrastructure as well as planned upgrades or major rehabilitation projects. The Hope to Merritt section of the Coquihalla Highway, Hwy 5, in British Columbia was constructed between 1982 and 1986 through mountainous terrain bordered by the Fraser Delta to the West and the Cascade Mountain Range to the East. The majority of the pavements for the Coquihalla Highway have undergone some form of rehabilitation and … Read more

Category Roads and Associated Structures

Roads and Associated Structures

CITY OF SUDBURY ROAD INFRASTRUCTURE ASSESSEMENT

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This project was undertaken with support from the Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Program, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan and Engineers Canada). To meet the climate change challenge, Engineers Canada and its partners have established the Public Infrastructure Engineering Vulnerability Committee (PIEVC) involving all three levels of government and nongovernmental organizations. The City of Greater Sudbury was selected as a case study in the roads and associated structures category. Dennis Consultants and Hydro-Com Technologies, divisions of R.V. Anderson Associates, conducted the … Read more