Seymour-Capilano action - TunnelCast
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June 2010: Pick up of the contract from where the previous contractor left off seems is reportedly going well for the Frontier Kemper/JF Shea/Aecon JV. The twin 3.8m diameter Robbins TBMs working the Seymour-Capilano water tunnel headings are more than 75% or 6km into their 7.1km long drives and progressing at a reported 15-20m/day.

Twin Tunnels about 75% complete - TunnelTalk, May 2010
Twin tunnels contract terminated - TunnelTalk, May 2008

Snapshot

Seymour-Capilano tunnels driving ahead

Location:
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Project:
Seymour-Capilano Twin Water Tunnels
Tunnels:
Seymour-Capilano Twin Water Tunnels
Contract Value:
$181 million fixed price completion contract after termination of the initial contract
Owner:
Metro Vancouver
Contractor:
Seymour-Cap Partnership, a Frontier Kemper/JF Shea/Aecon JV
Program Manager:
SNC Lavalin
Designer:
Hatch Mott MacDonald
Construction Manager:
Hatch Mott MacDonald
TBMs:
Two Robbins High Performance machines
Completion Date:
TBMs at the raise bore location by Fall 2010,
Water flowing by early 2013