- 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.
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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