Canada Line

Canada Line

Project Type: 
Concrete

Canada Line

Vancouver, British Columbia
Completed 
2009

Project Facts

Opened: 2009
Length: 6.3 km
Concrete Volume: 125,000 cubic meters
Specialty Product: Tempo High-Early Age Strength Concrete

Unique Facts

Challenge:

  • Given the impact on public infrastructure and local businesses, coinciding with the opening of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, an expedited schedule was the main challenge of the project
  • Transportation and logistical challenges of getting trucks to the project site, given the interruption in public infrastructure

Solution:

Results:

More than 36,000 m3 of Ocean Concrete’s Tempo High-Early Age Strength Concrete was used to speed up the rate of construction