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MTO-2016-2016 Hwy 400 & Tiffin Street Overpass & Barrie Collingwood Railway Overhead

Location: Barrie, Ontario, Canada
Owner: Ministry of Transportation
Completed: November 2017

CRS Tunnelling was elected as the Microtunnelling Sub-Contractor to work with Duerin Construction on a Ministry of Transportation Project MTO-2016-2016 located in the City of Barrie, Ontario, Canada. The project involves the construction of “twin tunnels” (60m and 68m) respectively. The two (2) tunnel drives to be installed by TBM Jack Pipe Methods, 60m of 1800mm RCP, and a 2260mm steel casing. The tunnelling sub-contract also includes 72m of sliplining of the existing 1800mm culvert and 2100mm culvert in the steel casing. The microtunnelling being performed is under an active Highway (Hwy 400)which requires complex traffic control, and staging plans on the high-volume roadways.