Canada Line Rapid Transit, Richmond–Airport–Vancouver

    Precise layout of rails in the Richmond OMC Yard for PNR Railworks, on the Canada Line project, 2006

    Precise layout of rails in the Richmond OMC Yard for PNR Railworks, on the Canada Line project, 2006

    Construction layout on Vancouver City Centre Station, 2008

    Construction layout on Vancouver City Centre Station, 2008

    Right of way survey on No. 3 Rd. in Richmond for the new Canada Line, 2009

    Right of way survey on No. 3 Rd. in Richmond for the new Canada Line, 2009

    Right of way survey at station site on No. 3 Rd. in Richmond for the new Canada Line, 2009

    Right of way survey at station site on No. 3 Rd. in Richmond for the new Canada Line, 2009

    Precise levelling on the check survey of 5.5 Km of the Canada Line tunnel under False Creek, Vancouver, 2006

    Precise levelling on the check survey of 5.5 Km of the Canada Line tunnel under False Creek, Vancouver, 2006

    Precise levelling on the check survey of 5.5 Km of the Canada Line tunnel under False Creek, Vancouver, 2006

    Precise levelling on the check survey of 5.5 Km of the Canada Line tunnel under False Creek, Vancouver, 2006

    Levelling up the Leica TCA2003 0.5

    Levelling up the Leica TCA2003 0.5" total station, on the check survey of 5.5 Km of the Canada Line tunnel under False Creek, Vancouver, 2006

    T. Hill, precise levelling on the check survey of 5.5 Km of the Canada Line tunnel under False Creek, Vancouver, 2006

    T. Hill, precise levelling on the check survey of 5.5 Km of the Canada Line tunnel under False Creek, Vancouver, 2006

    Precise levelling on the check survey of 5.5 Km of the Canada Line tunnel under False Creek, Vancouver, 2006

    Precise levelling on the check survey of 5.5 Km of the Canada Line tunnel under False Creek, Vancouver, 2006

    Precise levelling on the check survey of 5.5 Km of the Canada Line tunnel under False Creek, Vancouver, 2006

    Precise levelling on the check survey of 5.5 Km of the Canada Line tunnel under False Creek, Vancouver, 2006

    Precise levelling on the check survey of 5.5 Km of the Canada Line tunnel under False Creek, Vancouver, 2006

    Precise levelling on the check survey of 5.5 Km of the Canada Line tunnel under False Creek, Vancouver, 2006

    Precise levelling on the check survey of 5.5 Km of the Canada Line tunnel under False Creek, Vancouver, 2006

    Precise levelling on the check survey of 5.5 Km of the Canada Line tunnel under False Creek, Vancouver, 2006

    Precise as-built of structures in the Sears Parkade, Vancouver. For the design of Vancouver City Centre Station, 2006

    Precise as-built of structures in the Sears Parkade, Vancouver. For the design of Vancouver City Centre Station, 2006

    Locating legal and structures for right of way for the Vancouver City Centre Station, on the new Canada Line, 2006

    Locating legal and structures for right of way for the Vancouver City Centre Station, on the new Canada Line, 2006

    F. Taki next to the Tunnel Boring Machine on the check survey of 5.5 Km of the Canada Line tunnel under False Creek, Vancouver, 2006

    F. Taki next to the Tunnel Boring Machine on the check survey of 5.5 Km of the Canada Line tunnel under False Creek, Vancouver, 2006

    Precise traversing on the check survey of 5.5 Km of the Canada Line tunnel under False Creek, Vancouver, 2006

    Precise traversing on the check survey of 5.5 Km of the Canada Line tunnel under False Creek, Vancouver, 2006

Underhill was contracted to perform a number of surveys related to the construction of the Canada Line (formerly RAV line) which runs from downtown Vancouver to Richmond and to Vancouver International Airport. Clients included Canada Line Rapid Transit Inc., SNC Lavalin, SNC/SELI Joint Venture and PNR Contractors.

This survey project included the following

  • Detailed structural and topographic surveying of station sites.
  • Precise check surveys on the tunnels under False Creek.
  • Shaft plumbing to check alignment of tunnel at Yaletown.
  • Three dimensional laser scanning of the Dunsmuir Tunnel.
  • Legal surveys of the right-of-way in Richmond and across the Fraser River.
  • Precise (1mm) rail layout and as-built in the Richmond OMC Yard.

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