Keith Road Extension Fern St, Mountain Hwy & Hwy
Traffic disruptions are expected as we enter the final phase of construction of the Keith Road Extension. Termporary traffic changes are planned in the area of Fern Street, Mountain Highway and the Highway 1 interchange. Expect Periodic delays and detours in this area from mid-September through November. Please plan an alternate route if possible. View a map of the affected area here.
Keith Road Bridge Night Closures and Construction
In order to complete work on the new Keith Road Connector, which will join Keith Road Bridge to the Highway 1 interchange, Ponte Bros Contracting will be working on the east side of Keith Road Bridge on September 15 and 16 between 9 pm and 6 am. Night work is planned to ensure the least disruption to traffic on this critical east-west connector route.
We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience as we carry out this very necessary work. If you have any concerns please contact Jaime Ponte at 604-420-3307. Click here if you would like further information on the Keith Road Connector and Bridge Replacement projects.
Capilano Road (eastbound at Highway 1 on ramp): Utilities crews will be installing a pressure valve reduction chamber September 16 (7:30am - 3pm and 11:30pm - 4am).
Hoskins Road (Lynn Valley Rd to Dempsey Rd): paving is underway and is expected to take two weeks to complete (September 8 - 19).
Welch Street (Garden Ave to Whonoak Rd): daytime paving is scheduled for September 13 (9am - 5pm); nighttime paving scheduled for September 14 - 16 (7pm - 6am). Detours will be in effect. Find more details here.
Please allow extra time when travelling in these ares. For safety's sake, please follow all signs and flag person directions. Thank you for your patience as we complete this important work.
Wednesday, October 1 (6 - 8pm)
Join us on October 1 to review the revitalization plans for Seylynn and Bridgman parks (6 - 8pm at the North Vancouver District Operations Centre - 1370 Crown Street).Your feedback will allow us to finalize the plan. Visit our project web page for more information. Can't make the Open House? All workshop material and comment forms will be available online after October 1.
In order to preserve the natural environment and fish habitat, the District will be replacing the fish ladder at Donovan Pond in Hunter Park with with new step pools. Find details on this project here.
In September, crews will be removing the Kay Burrows Totem Pole from Kay Burrows Park at Lynn Valley Road and 29th Street. A structural assessment of this much loved community art piece has uncovered extensive decay and for safety’s sake it must be taken down. Find more details on the Kay Burrows Totem Pole here.
Site excavation is well underway.
Site excavation for the new Community Recreation Centre is well underway. In addition to excavators and other pieces of equipment, you’ll also notice tall drill rigs on site. These drill rigs will bore out soil along the perimeter of the excavation site and replace it with concrete. This concrete perimeter will allow for the safe removal of approximately 52,000 tons of soil and fill. Visit our project web page to learn more about this exciting project.
Improving safety, reducing congestion, noise and idling
Philip Avenue Overpass construction is now underway, with excavation work starting in the McKeen Avenue area next week. Check out project details here.
Are you registered to vote?
Local Government elections will be held on Saturday, November 15. This is your opportunity to elect one Mayor, six Councillors and four School Trustees. You can vote in the municipal election if you are a qualified voter and live within the District of North Vancouver. Visit Elections BC to ensure that you are on the Provincial voters list. It only takes a few minutes to register online. You can also vote if you are a qualified non-resident property elector, which means that you live elsewhere in BC and own property in the District. Visit our Election 2014 web page for further information.