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Pleasant Camp Port of Entry – Border Crossing Redevelopment

Redeveloping a remote Canada/US border crossing facility

  • 20K

    Cars Annually

  • $5.5M

    Construction Value

  • Northwestern British Columbia

    Northwestern British Columbia

Bringing a boarder crossing facility back up to a higher standard

Located in northern British Columbia, the Pleasant Camp Port of Entry is a highway border crossing separating Canada and the US. The original border crossing, built in 1952, was at the end of its service life and a fuel spill in 1987 required an extensive soil remediation program. Plus, water quality did not meet current standards. After struggling for years to determine a best path forward, Public Works Government Services Canada (PWGSC) brought us in to find a solution.

We reviewed background information and established priorities. The end decision was to install all new services for infrastructure designated to remain and to provide capped services for a new future Port of Entry Building. New services included communication, fuel, water well, water treatment plant, a new Site Services Building for utility power and emergency power, and new buried services throughout the station. Once the new services were installed and operational, the existing services and structures were demolished and soil remediation was completed.

The final phase will entail the replacement of the existing border crossing building and the construction of new approach and exit lanes and site lighting.

Meet Our Team

John Berg, Senior Associate, Buildings

We have a social responsibility to design buildings that meet our clients’ needs, reduce our world’s resources and provide healthy living.

Lee Fleming, Principal

Ask questions. That’s how you design the best systems possible, by being able to fill in gaps in your knowledge.

Arlen Foster, Principal, Practice Lead, Infrastructure

I enjoy teaming with clients, contractors, and designers to manage risks the arctic brings, producing a product we can all be proud of.
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Sandy Birrell, Associate, Mechanical Engineer

I love to see a project come to reality—from idea to structure. I feel lucky to contribute, and it makes coming to work a great experience.
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John Berg

Senior Associate, Buildings

Lee Fleming


Arlen Foster

Principal, Practice Lead, Infrastructure

Sandy Birrell

Associate, Mechanical Engineer

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