Memme Construction has been awarded a project in York Region for the Installation of a Watermain and Appurtenances along Bathurst Street and Teston Road in the City of Vaughan and Town of Richmond Hill. Memme selected CRS Tunnelling Inc. as its trenchless subcontractor for the construction of a 685-m long tunnel. CRS will be excavating the tunnel using an earth pressure balance tunnel boring machine (EPB TBM). CRS will be installing reinforced concrete segments as a primary liner; and then will grout in a 1,050-mm welded steel pressure pipe inside the completed tunnel. The project is underway and the construction of the watertight secant pile launch shaft commenced in June 2015.
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