SNC Wins Award of Excellence for Coast Meridian Overpass

Collings Johnston was the Project Director on behalf of the City of Port Coquitlam for the Coast Meridian Overpass. For more info on our role, view our Coast Meridian Overpass Project page.

Source: Canadian Consulting Engineer

Coast Meridian Overpass

Using a “push-launch” method, the design-build team spanned 580-metres to bridge a huge transportation corridor in Port Coquitlam, B.C.

Prior to the construction of the Coast Meridian Overpass, the city of Port Coquitlam in British Columbia was divided by two major transportation corridors: the Lougheed Highway – a major arterial road in Metro Vancouver – and Canadian Pacific’s largest active rail yard in western Canada.

The city responded to this difficult situation by developing a conceptual design for the Coast Meridian Overpass. Envisioned as a way to unite the two sides of the city, connect Port Coquitlam with other major regional transportation networks in the region, and relieve traffic congestion, the Coast Meridian Overpass was awarded as a design-build project to SNC-Lavalin Constructors (Pacific) “SLCP.” [Read More…]