Providing Tunneling and Trenchless Services Throughout North America


AECOM provides evaluation planning, design and construction engineering services for thousands of miles of conveyance pipelines and tunnels, including new and rehabilitated collection systems of all sizes and complexity. With tunneling and trenchless practitioners throughout North America, we have significant experience in trenchless technology including pipeline system assessment, rehabilitation and new installation. Our local project teams are augmented by nationally recognized specialists in all types of tunneling and trenchless technology for design and construction of conveyance pipelines.

Our network of experts helps clients solve their most complex challenges, including over 2,000 miles of all types of tunneling and trenchless projects worldwide. We work seamlessly to make our infrastructure better for communities around the world. Complex projects require more than a competent engineering team. Whether using conventional or alternative delivery methods, we take a proactive “build the job on paper” approach to preconstruction planning and design, so that risks are mitigated and safety is paramount.

Other services include geotechnical and geological reports, geotechnical baseline reports, flow analysis, alignment appraisal, specifications, seismic design, shaft design, constructability, cost estimating, microtunneling, horizontal directional drilling, pipe jacking, auger boring and pipe rehabilitation design, instrumentation and monitoring, ground improvement and ground water control, program management, alternate delivery methods and construction management services.

We’ve successfully delivered numerous trenchless projects throughout North America, including the Inglewood Trunk Sewer in Calgary, Alberta and the award-winning Victoria Harbour Force Main Crossing in Esquimalt, British Columbia in Canada; and the award-winning Madeira Beach Force Mains project for Pinellas County in Florida, U.S. 

AECOM is the world’s premier infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for generations to come.

AECOM is No. 3 on Trenchless Technology’s 2023 Top 50 Trenchless Engineering Firms in North America survey. To read the complete results and analysis, click this link.