PBX Engineering was part of the H5M Joint Venture responsible for delivering designs for the Port Mann/Highway 1 Improvement Project. This project won a 2014 Award of Excellence in the Transportation category at the Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards on October 23, in Ottawa. Awards of Excellence are bestowed to ACEC member firms who have achieved the highest level of excellence in quality of engineering, innovation and societal benefit.
The Port Mann/Highway 1 Improvement Project is the largest transportation construction project in British Columbia’s history. This signature project improves transit connections and the movement of people and goods through Metro Vancouver. Hatch Mott MacDonald and MMM Group’s H5M joint venture successfully designed the project’s onshore works which, valued at $1.6 billion, widened 37km of Trans-Canada Highway 1 between Vancouver and Langley, included 45 new structures, and upgraded 14 interchanges. PBX were responsible for the design and construction engineering services for the electrical, lighting, traffic signals and timings, and guide signing design throughout the project.