Project Summary

Client
City of Burnaby

Budget
$148 Million

Services
Project Management, Owner's Representative

Market
Infrastructure

Project Description

In partnership with the City of Burnaby, and working with the Gateway Transportation Collaboration Forum, the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA) is leading the proposed Holdom Overpass as part of the Burnaby Rail Corridor Improvements Project. The Holdom Overpass features a four-lane overpass with pedestrian and cycling facilities, elevating and extending Holdom Avenue south over the rail corridor and Still Creek and connecting with Douglas Road at Norland Avenue.

RAM’s Role

As Owner’s Representative, RAM’s role includes:

  • Serve as the single-point-of-contact for the City including all external consultants, contractors and vendors;
  • Define the requirements of the Project, including scope, quality, sustainability, as well as overall budget and schedule of work;
  • Structure the Project into manageable sub-entities as appropriate;
  • Work with the City to implement an appropriate governance structure for the Project;
  • Work with and provide information to the City’s Communications Staff for Project communications, both internal to the City and external to the community or other stakeholders;
  • Respond to and address all stakeholder inquiries regarding the Project, and act as the City’s first line of response for any issues, complaints or problems that arise over the course of construction;
  • Provide advice and recommendations to the City with respect to all decisions possibly affecting budget, scope, schedule, sustainability, and quality;
  • Chair regular Project meetings with select stakeholders; and
  • Assist the City with pre-qualifications, recommendations, selections, tenders, and negotiations as may be applicable with all consultants, contractors and suppliers, leading into legal contracts.