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Capilano Road Closure
Squamish Nation advises they will be closing Capilano Road, between Welsh Street and Lawa Road, on October 30, for tree removal. Work will take place 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tree pruning on Marine Drive in Ambleside
District of West Vancouver contractors will be at work pruning trees on Marine Drive in Ambleside, beginning Wednesday, October 22.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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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