Vanterm Maintenance Building
Vanterm Rubber Tired Gantry Maintenance Building
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
The building will protect rubber tired gantries from the weather during maintenance. It measures about 40 by 22 m in plan and has a height of 33 m. The superstructure comprises lattice columns supporting trussed girders and roof beams. The upper 40% of the rear and sides is clad, the rest is open. A 5 tonne bridge crane is provided. Concrete pile caps on ground-anchored piles form the foundations.
GEA’s responsibilities included detailed design of the complete structure and preparation of tender documents.