FortisBC is twinning 12km of a large diameter welded steel gas line between Coquitlam and Surrey. RAM was retain by WorleyParsons to assist with construction planning and permitting. Our scope of work includes design review, integration management, stakeholder management and constructability input related to installing a pipeline through a major urban centre. We are also liaising with Owners of existing infrastructure in the pipeline right of way including the various municipalities, Fortis, Telus, Shaw and the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. Key challenges included trenchless road crossings from 50m to 400m long using guided bore and microtunnel methodologies. Construction is planned to proceed in 2017.