The Old Growth Conservancy Society (OGCS) will be conducting guided trips of up to 8 persons into the Conservancy rain forest in August and early September 2014.Read More
Vancouver Coastal Health has lifted its swimming advisory.Read More
Culvert replacement on at 5797 Marine Drive
The storm sewer culvert at 5797 Marine Drive will be replaced this week because of structural deficiences. The work is expected to take four weeks. Traffice control staff will be onsite to direct traffic. There will be some disruption of traffic flow for residents. Please email Stephen Goss or call 604 921 2170 with questions.
Repairs to Burnside Water Pump Station
District staff are conducting emergency repairs to the Burnside Water Pump Station electrical works. A temporary portable generator has been installed and could be in place for up to two weeks. Residents of 1368 to 1380 Burnside Road and 1426 to 1432 Sandhurst Place may be exposed to some noise from the generator. We recognize the inconvenience and appreciate your patience while these vital repairs are being completed. If you have questions, please contact Operations Dispatch at 604-925-7100.
Provincial ministry begins improvements to Lions Gate Bridge North Approach
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. Please email Alexandra Graham with questions. More information is on the provincial goverment's project web site here.
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.
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
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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Council has identified five priority areas to guide budget decisions and work plans for the remainder of its term. These priority areas are rooted in in the Community Strategic Plan and have been updated to reflect past work and achievements.