Overpass Projects Well Underway

Collings Johnston is the Program Manager for the Roberts Bank Rail Corridor Program. For more info on our role, view our Roberts Bank Rail Corridor Program page.

Source: Peace Arch News

Roberts Bank Rail Corridor

It took construction workers building the 196 Street overpass just two hours to install the steel girders that will carry cars and trucks over the busy railway tracks of the Roberts Banks rail corridor.

The span went up Dec. 11.

The installation was “extremely well planned and organized,” said Ken Zondervan, design and construction manager for the city of Surrey.

The next big milestone for the project will take place the evening of Tuesday, Jan. 22, when steel girders are scheduled to go up across the Langley Bypass. [Read More…]

RBRC Program Receives Top 100 Honourable Mention

Collings Johnston is the Program Manager for the Roberts Bank Rail Corridor Program. For more info on our role, view our Roberts Bank Rail Corridor Program page.

Source: ReNew Canada

Roberts Bank Rail Corridor

Roberts Bank Rail Corridor

This busy piece of track connects the west-coast Deltaport, Canada’s busiest container port, and the Westshore Coal Terminal, to the North American railway network. On average, 18 trains pass through daily—a number that is expected to rise to as many as 38 by 2021. With a single track and 66 rail-road crossings, the congestion has reached an untenable point.

While not included in the 2013 Top 100 Projects list because its value was too low ($360 million), it’s an important piece of gateway infrastructure. [Read More…]