Park House Living Phase 1 & 2 – Excavation and Shoring

February 2019 – August 2019
Client: Syncra Construction
Project Value: $2,150,000

488 & 477 West 59th Avenue, Vancouver

Terra Contracting was awarded the Park House Living Phase 1 and 2 project located near the Cambie St and W 58th Ave intersection in Vancouver. This project featured two identical 6-story residential buildings directly adjacent to one another. Both buildings required an excavation depth of 8 m and 4 – 5 rows of anchors with shotcrete. The geotechnical consultant for this project were GeoPacfic.

For this project, Terra excavated and hauled approximately 12,000 m3 of soil each dig, totaling to 24,000 m3 for the entire project. Both buildings were excavated simultaneously and each site had a 350 size excavator and a 290 size excavator. In total, 24,000 sf of shotcrete were installed along with 11,000 lf of conventional anchor.

Key highlights:

  • Excavation depth – 8 m
  • Excavate and hauled 24,000m3 of soil
  • Simultaneous excavation
  • Awarded the offsite civil contract