Projects

Our Work

Working in rural communities and urban centres across Canada, our projects range from municipal development to large design-build ventures.

Projects

Highway 97 Widening

Kelowna
Emergency Vehicle Preemption SystemsIntelligent Transportation SystemsPedestrian and Cyclist FacilitiesRoadway & Area LightingStreet LightingTelecomTraffic EngineeringTraffic SignalsTransit PriorityTransit PriorityUtility & Telecom Engineering

The project widened Highway 97 between Hwy 33 up to Edwards road in Kelowna to reduce congestion along the busy corridor.  The project added HOV lanes and intersection upgrades at Leathhead, McCurdy, Findlay/Hollywood and Sexsmith signalized intersections.   GNEC designed the modifciations to the traffic signals and added communication conduit system infrastructure, including cyclist detection, transit signal priority, HOV lane system and emergency pre-emption. GNEC was also responsible for signal timing design.

Sutherland Ave Two-Way Cycle Track, Kelowna – Electrical and Traffic Engineering

Kelowna
Intelligent Transportation SystemsPedestrian and Cyclist FacilitiesRoadway & Area LightingStreet LightingTraffic EngineeringTraffic SafetyTraffic Signals

Construction of 2 way protected bike lanes along Sutherland Ave between Pandosy Ave and Ethel Street. Upgrade the lighting and signals at the Pandosy St, Richter Ave and Ethel St intersections.  Signal design for special bike/pedestrian phasing, new controllers, optimal signal phasing to incorporate advance left turn phases for vehicles and split phasing at one of the intersections.

Hwy 17 Tsawwassen Mills Project -TFN Lands

Delta
Intelligent Transportation Systems

The project entailed the development of a 1.2 million square foot shopping mall on Tsawwassen First Nations (TFN) land. The scope included 5 traffic signal upgrades and 9 new traffic signals on a new road network, which were interconnected for coordination, remote monitoring and control, and traffic management. The project included communication network and roadway lighting design, special ferry off-load vehicle detection system and signal timings, and training TFN staff for operation and maintenance.

 

 

Bundle 3 Illumination Upgrades and LED Retrofit – North Central Alberta Regions

North Central Regions
LED RetrofitRoadway & Area Lighting

Retrofit of existing lighting and installation of new lighting on various highways in north central Alberta. Scope includes 22 sites including intersections, highway sections and interchanges. Responsible for preliminary and detailed design, utility coordination, and AGi lighting calculations.

Lions Gate Bridge Instrumentation Design – Vancouver

Vancouver
CommunicationsIntelligent Transportation SystemsSense and VerifyWide Area or Municipal Area Data Networks

Instrument the Lions Gate Bridge with displacement and tilt sensors at the north and south tower bearings, accelerometer sensors on top of both towers and finally temperature and wind sensors.   The sensor equipment was integrated into data cabinets using scientific campbell equipment, and new fibre optic cable was strung across the bridge and connected via collapsed ring to the Regional Traffic Management Centre.

Cariboo Road Pedestrian Crosswalk Upgrade – City of Burnaby

Burnaby
Intelligent Transportation SystemsPedestrian and Cyclist FacilitiesRectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon Management System (RRFB)Special CrosswalksTraffic EngineeringTraffic SafetyTraffic Signals

In response to a number of pedestrian and cyclist collisions at the Cariboo crosswalk, the City of Burnaby required a new special crosswalk be installed with flashing lights and internally illuminated signs complete with down lighting. Within one week the special crosswalk was in full operation and detailed design was initiated for a full pedestrian signal that was installed shortly afterwards. GNEC and Crown Contracting received a commendation from the City for the ultra-fast turnaround.

Bundle 7 LED Retrofit

North Central and Fort McMurray Regions
LED RetrofitRoadway & Area Lighting

Retrofit of existing lighting and installation of new lighting on various highways in north central Alberta. Scope includes 60 sites including roadways, intersections, interchanges and other roadside facilities. Responsible for preliminary and detailed design, utility coordination, tender package preparation, construction and post construction services.

Highway 60 and Township Road 531A Traffic Signals and Lighting

Parkland County
Emergency Vehicle Preemption SystemsIntelligent Transportation SystemsRoadway & Area LightingStreet LightingTraffic EngineeringTraffic Signals

Installation of three traffic signals and development of a traffic signal maintenance program for Parkland County. Removal of existing and installation of new traffic signals and lighting at Highway 60 and Township Road 531A; new traffic signals at Township Road 531A and Acheson Road and Township Road 531A and Hayes Crescent; and development of a maintenance program.

UBC – Public Realm Lighting

Vancouver
Building LightingPower DistributionRoadway & Area LightingSpecialty Electrical DesignStreet LightingUtility & Telecom Engineering

Design the area landscaping, roadway, pond and other water feature lighting on over $40 million in public realm upgrades at the Vancouver UBC campus. Design features included LED flood lights, in-pond LED lights, sports baseball field lighting, specialty landscape lighting ie: totem pole, in-fill lighting, laneway lighting, induction based pedestrian walkway and decorative metal-halide.

Pandora Ave Two Way Cycling Facility, Victoria BC

Victoria
Intelligent Transportation SystemsPedestrian and Cyclist FacilitiesSpecial CrosswalksTraffic EngineeringTraffic Signals

Create a first-class bi-directional, physically protected bike lane along Pandora Street from Cook St to Wharf St.  Signal phase modifications and cyclist detection provisions as required at the traffic signals and relocation of existing street lights,  illuminated cross-walk poles, junction boxes and associated wiring.