April 2019

The Design and Construction of the New Port Mann Bridge by Kiewit

Dinner Presentation Organized by the Sea to Sky Branch

Status: Advanced registration is now closed. For more information and space availability, please contact [email protected] Thank you!
Date: Thursday, April 25, 2019
Time: 5:30-6:30 PM: Registration and networking
6:30-7:30 PM: Buffet Dinner
7:30-8:45 PM: Presentation, plus Q&A
9:00 PM: Closing
Location: Holiday Inn and Suites - 700 Old Lillooet Road, North Vancouver, BC
Presenter: Ross Gilmour, P.Eng.
Peter Kiewit Infrastructure Co.
Credit: 1.5 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Online Registration: Members and Guests: $40.00 + GST = $42.00
EIT/GIT and Student Members: $35.00 + GST = $36.75

Drop-in registration at the door (space permitting):
Member and Guests: $47.62 + GST = $50.00
EIT/GIT and Student Members: $38.10 + GST = $40.00
Contact: For more information, please contact the Event Cordinator and Chair of the Sea to Sky Branch, Reza Zandi, P.Eng., at [email protected].
Note: In order for us to best predict our catering needs, please register online by noon on April 23.
Please join us for networking, dinner, and a presentation on the recently built Port Mann Bridge. The presentation will be made by Ross Gilmour, P.Eng., with Peter Kiewet Infrastructure Co. Ross has been working in the construction industry for the past 36 years, primarily in the design build and P3 infrastructure sector.

Topics Covered

  • The Port Mann team, including the contractor and the design team.
  • Specific constraints associated with the design and construction of the bridge.
  • Details of the design concept that was chosen for the pursuit, and why.
  • Innovative means, methods, and equipment that were utilized for the construction.

About the Presenter

For the past 15 years, Ross has worked for Kiewit based out of Vancouver, and prior to that Ross worked for SCI/Strait Crossing based out of Calgary, Alberta. Notable projects that Ross was involved with and has held senior management positions on include the Port Mann Bridge, the Pitt River Bridge, the SkyTrain Millennium and Expo Lines, and the Cambie Street Bridge, all in Vancouver, BC. He also worked on the Confederation Bridge between PEI and New Brunswick; the H3 Windward Viaduct on Oahu, Hawaii; major Transit projects in Calgary and Edmonton Alberta; the Downtown Seattle Bus Tunnel Project; and the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympic facilities, including the Speed Skating Oval.

Ross attended the University of Washington in Seattle and the University of British Columbia in Vancouver where he studied structural engineering and participated on their varsity rowing teams. He has a Bachelor of Applied Science in civil engineering from UBC and is a professional engineer registered in BC, Alberta, PEI, Washington State, and Hawaii.


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