Infrastructure & Buildings

SNC-Lavalin has in-depth experience in designing and building major turnkey infrastructure projects worldwide. Its team of professionals in offices in Canada, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia provides a seamless range of innovative and sustainable services from design, build, procurement, operations and maintenance, to in-house financial modelling and concession investments. Systematic programs for risk management, health and safety, and quality are key factors in its integrated approach to project delivery.

Engineering solutions

SNC-Lavalin’s delivery of integrated engineering solutions spans over a century and touches every continent. Committed to improving the quality of life wherever we work, SNC-Lavalin has applied its professional expertise in a multitude of projects that enhance the health and welfare of the communities we serve — our irrigation systems bring water to the desert; our state-of-the-art national defence facilities help governments safeguard their citizens; and our premier medical facilities aim to optimize the delivery of health care for patients everywhere.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE IN INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEERING

  • Opportunity studies
  • Pre-feasibility and feasibility studies
  • Surveys and technical studies (soil, hydraulic, hydrological, etc.)
  • Geotechnical investigations
  • Environmental impact studies
  • Conceptual design
  • Preliminary and detailed engineering
  • Plans and specifications
  • Tendering documents
  • Inspections
  • Work supervision and control
  • Technical and financial audits
  • Commissioning, recommissioning and retrocommissioning
  • Project management
  • Proposal review and analysis
  • Technical assistance
  • Training
  • Remote management

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Projects Contacts

Montréal-Trudeau Airport Expansion

Montréal-Trudeau Airport Expansion and Modernization Project
The Montréal-Trudeau Airport Expansion and Modernization Project, carried out as a joint venture, included the construction of a new cross-border jetty, a new international jetty and various expansion and renovation projects. SNC-Lavalin was asked to provide the structural engineering. The technical and organizational complexity of this project, completed on schedule and within budget, made it especially challenging. All work was done within a five-year schedule using the fast-track method. Client: Montréal-Trudeau Airport Expansion

Country : Canada

Jacques-Cartier Bridge Redecking

Jacques-Cartier Bridge
Replacement of the bridge deck of Jacques-Cartier Bridge linking Montreal to the South Shore. The Jacques Cartier Bridge spans the St.Lawrence River between Longueuil and Montreal, Québec, Canada. The bridge was orginally built with a reinforced concrete deck and extends approximately 3 km in length. Client: Ponts Jacques-Cartier et Champlain inc.

Country : Canada

Canadian Embassy

Our office in Port-au-Prince played a key part in the success of this turnkey project. The building met all the requirements stipulated by the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. Client: Ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Commerce international (MAECI)

Country : Haiti

Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal

We are managing costs, scheduling and quality for the Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal, one of the largest health care projects ever undertaken in C Canada. It will relocate the activities of three hospitals to a new cutting-edge, 250,000 m2 teaching hospital.Client: Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal

Country : Canada

BC Ferries Terminal Asset Management

SNC-Lavalin maintains a strategic partnership with BC Ferries for the management of all master planning, engineering, maintenance, and new construction of BC Ferries terminal facilities. A new five-year partnership agreement was signed and the annual capital program that is managed averages CAN $60 million. BC Ferries operates 33 vessels and 47 coastal terminals with 63 berths.

Country : Canada

Highway 407 East and West Extensions

Under the terms of the bid to own, operate, design, build and finance the Highway 407 Toll Road, SLF, a 50 percent joint venture between SNC-Lavalin and Ferrovial Agroman of Spain was responsible for the extension East and West of Highway 407, the world's first fully electronic, open-access toll highway. The West Extension comprises a 24-km, six-lane extension from Highway 403. Construction started on September 17, 1999, following approval under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEAA).The East Extension comprises a 15-km, four-lane extension from Markham Road East to Highway 7 at Brougham. The clearing and construction work commenced within hours of receiving approval from the CEAA on April 13, 2000. Both projects were completed ahead of schedule in 2001. Client: 407 ETR

Country : Canada

Barahona Potable Water Treatment Project

Barahona Potable Water Treatment Project
We have completed the Barahona potable water treatment plant and its 170 km pipeline conveyance system in the Dominican Republic. At the project's peak, we had 850 local people working on 24 separate work sites. It will deliver potable water to 400,000 people in need, at a rate of 1.75 m3/second. Client: INAPA

Country : Dominican Republic

Montréal-Trudeau Airport Expansion

Montréal-Trudeau Airport Expansion and Modernization Project
The Montréal-Trudeau Airport Expansion and Modernization Project, carried out as a joint venture, included the construction of a new cross-border jetty, a new international jetty and various expansion and renovation projects. SNC-Lavalin was asked to provide the structural engineering. The technical and organizational complexity of this project, completed on schedule and within budget, made it especially challenging. All work was done within a five-year schedule using the fast-track method. Client: Montréal-Trudeau Airport Expansion

Jacques-Cartier Bridge Redecking

Jacques-Cartier Bridge
Replacement of the bridge deck of Jacques-Cartier Bridge linking Montreal to the South Shore. The Jacques Cartier Bridge spans the St.Lawrence River between Longueuil and Montreal, Québec, Canada. The bridge was orginally built with a reinforced concrete deck and extends approximately 3 km in length. Client: Ponts Jacques-Cartier et Champlain inc.

Canadian Embassy

Our office in Port-au-Prince played a key part in the success of this turnkey project. The building met all the requirements stipulated by the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. Client: Ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Commerce international (MAECI)

Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal

We are managing costs, scheduling and quality for the Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal, one of the largest health care projects ever undertaken in C Canada. It will relocate the activities of three hospitals to a new cutting-edge, 250,000 m2 teaching hospital.Client: Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal

BC Ferries Terminal Asset Management

SNC-Lavalin maintains a strategic partnership with BC Ferries for the management of all master planning, engineering, maintenance, and new construction of BC Ferries terminal facilities. A new five-year partnership agreement was signed and the annual capital program that is managed averages CAN $60 million. BC Ferries operates 33 vessels and 47 coastal terminals with 63 berths.

Highway 407 East and West Extensions

Under the terms of the bid to own, operate, design, build and finance the Highway 407 Toll Road, SLF, a 50 percent joint venture between SNC-Lavalin and Ferrovial Agroman of Spain was responsible for the extension East and West of Highway 407, the world's first fully electronic, open-access toll highway. The West Extension comprises a 24-km, six-lane extension from Highway 403. Construction started on September 17, 1999, following approval under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEAA).The East Extension comprises a 15-km, four-lane extension from Markham Road East to Highway 7 at Brougham. The clearing and construction work commenced within hours of receiving approval from the CEAA on April 13, 2000. Both projects were completed ahead of schedule in 2001. Client: 407 ETR

Barahona Potable Water Treatment Project

Barahona Potable Water Treatment Project
We have completed the Barahona potable water treatment plant and its 170 km pipeline conveyance system in the Dominican Republic. At the project's peak, we had 850 local people working on 24 separate work sites. It will deliver potable water to 400,000 people in need, at a rate of 1.75 m3/second. Client: INAPA