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The design of structures and tunnels have been an integral part of R.V. Anderson Associates Limited’s (RVA) engineering practice since the inception of the firm in 1948. Development of major infrastructure projects throughout Canada, and internationally, has given the firm unique experience. This history includes planning and implementation of tunnel schemes valued at more than $200 million and structural designs that suit a wide variety of applications and conditions.

Specialized Services

  • Construction Materials:
    • Reinforced Concrete, Steel & Timber
    • Pre-stressed & Post-tensioned concrete
    • Advanced Composite Materials
    • Cables and Guyed Wires
  • Finite Element Design Analysis
  • Strength & Serviceability analysis
  • Building & Design Code Compliance
  • Transportation Bridges & Structures
  • Foundations and Retaining Walls
  • Shoring Systems
  • Structural Rehabilitation
  • Structural Condition Assessment
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Subsurface Condition Assessments
  • Cost Estimates
  • Route Selection
  • Field Surveys, Utility Relocations
  • Construction Methods:
    • Tunnel Boring Machines
    • Directional Drilling
    • Drill and Blast Excavation
    • Cut and Cover
  • Structural Linings:
    • Shoring Systems
    • Finite Element analysis
    • Precast Concrete
  • Shafts:
    • Drop Caissons
    • Hydraulic Drop Shafts