Ruskin Dam

Client: BC Hydro

Location: Ruskin, BC

Value: $3,263,465

Completion: December 2017

Project Synopsis:

  • Remove one fire door in the lower air gallery;
  • Build one new fire door in the lower air gallery;
  • Cut one opening in slab on mezzanine above upper air gallery;
  • Cut one opening in the slab on the upper air gallery;
  • Remove six existing louvers in the upper air gallery;
  • Remove all existing fire doors isolating the Turbine pit from the lower air gallery;
  • Remove all existing fire doors (louvers) and metal plates isolating the generator enclosure from the upper air gallery;
  • Close the two existing openings in the upper air gallery;
  • New holes for fire protection in the upper air gallery;
  • Install new steel structure and grating as per drawing in reference in Appendix G;
  • Install new handrails in the lower air gallery.
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