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New mobile-friendly election website gives West Vancouver residents broader access to election and voting information

The District of West Vancouver has launched a mobile-friendly website in advance of the 2014 municipal election on November 15.Read More

Tree pruning on Marine Drive begins October 22

District of West Vancouver contractors will be at work pruning trees on Marine Drive in Ambleside beginning Wednesday, October 22.Read More

Council Briefs -- October 6

Here are highlights for items considered at the October 6 council meeting:Read More

Construction Updates

Rose Crescent to Marine Drive
The District will be improving the sightline from Rose Crescent to Marine Drive as part of the 2014 Roads Capital program.  The rock face near 4015 Marine Drive will be removed by an excavator and rock splitting. Work is scheduled to start Tuesday, October 21 and be completed by Friday, October 24. No blasting will be involved. The description of work is as follows:

• remove rock face with excavator and rock splitting (no rock blasting)
• temove vegetation at top of rock crest
• temoval of excess soil and vegetation along road edge

Single alternating traffic will be in effect from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Traffic control staff will be on site to direct traffic. Emergency vehicle access will be permitted at all times. Every effort will be made to minimize disruption and your cooperation is requested to carry out this work in a safe and efficient manner. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Fraser Kettner at 604-925-7028 or fkettner@westvancouver.ca.

Improvements to Lions Gate Bridge North Approach
Project Update for September 17

Joint replacement work will begin this week and will require nighttime lane closures. Crews are working to minimize noise for surrounding residents as much as possible. However, because work will require pavement cutting and use of jack hammers, some intermittent loud noise may occur. 

Background: The provincial Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is undertaking Improvements to the Lions Gate Bridge North Approach Viaduct beginning in July 2014. Deck joints and bearings on the North Approach Viaduct – the elevated roadway  connecting Marine Drive to the suspension bridge – are reaching the end of their useful life. 

Contact: Please email Alexandra Graham with questions. More information is on the provincial government's project web site here.

Clyde Avenue/Keith Road traffic calming
Phase 1 of traffic calming work on Clyde and Keith began the week of August 11. Work will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Staff will be on site to direct traffic. Every effort will be made to minimize disruption. The 1100 block of Keith Road will be converted to one-way eastbound traffic only. All vehicles parallel-parked on the north side of the street will be required to park facing east, in the direction of traffic. For information, please email John Calimente or call 604-921-2912. Some residents of the 1200 block of Clyde Avenue will be unable to park on-street due to construction of a concrete curb bulge designed to slow down traffic on that avenue. 

3500 to 3700 block Sunset Lane reconstruction
Work began in August and will continue into November. A full lane closure will be in effect 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please email Fraser Kettner or call him at 604-925-7028 if you have questions.

Queens Avenue & 21st Street Roadwork
This summer, the District will begin work on watermain upgrades and road improvements around the itnersection of 21st Street and Queens Avenue. A public information meeting was held on May 7 for residents to learn more and share feedback.

Details

Trans-Canada Highway at Nelson Creek Bridge
The Ministry of Transportation is upgrading the bridge located three kilometres east of Horseshoe Bay. During construction:

  • Area residents will notice noise
  • The Trans Canada Trail under the bridge is closed
  • A cycling detour will be in effect

Construction Updates

For all construction zones, drivers are encouraged to seek alternate routes to avoid delays. There is no on-street parking within the construction zones.

Thank you for your cooperation.

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750 - 17th Street
West Vancouver, BC V7V 3T3

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Monday to Friday
604-925-7000

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Notices

Notices of upcoming public hearings and public meetings and statutory notices are posted here.

Notice of Public Hearing

regarding Zoning Bylaw No. 4662, 2010, Amendment Bylaw No. 4805, 2014 (Housekeeping Amendments) (public hearing scheduled for October 20, 2014)

Liquor-Primary Club Licence Application

The District is seeking public opinion on the Eagle Harbour Yacht Club's application, until November 8, 2014.

Fall/Winter Leisure Guide Is Here!

The Fall-Winter Leisure Guide website is live on westvancouverrec.ca! Check out the website for all programs and activities for this fall and winter. It’s easy to search and find the program that’s right for you.

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