No Ordinary Fix

by Darryl Matson, P.E., Vice President; Buckland & Taylor Ltd., in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.,
Karsten Veng, P.ENG., Buckland & Taylor Ltd., in Vancouver, British Columbia. Canada.,
Eduardo Pradilla, (M.ASCE), Buckland & Taylor Ltd., in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Resident Engineer with the WRB Bridge Group during this project.,
Keith Kirkwood, P.ENG., Buckland & Taylor Ltd., in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.,
, P.ENG.

Serial Information: Issue 6, Pg. 56-63


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: By reusing certain elements of a 50-year-old floating bridge, experts in British Columbia were able to design a new lake crossing with a fixed elevated span and two additional traffic lanes. A public-private partnership made the project feasible.

Subject Headings: Public private partnership | Bridge design | Highway and road design | Span bridges | Lakes | Traffic management | North America | British Columbia | Canada

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