The project will see upgrades extended along a 1km stretch of Highway 19A, from Big Rock Boat Ramp to Rockland Road – both improving services and the beautification of our city’s waterfront. The work includes significant improvements both above- and under- ground, including the reconstruction of sewer and water mains, installation of storm drains, a widened roadway, curb and gutter, sidewalk, seawalk, streetlights, enhanced park spaces, and installation of underground electrical utilities.
The 2019 Construction is now finished. In 2020, the aboveground work will be completed, and will require a closure of a portion of the highway. This work will also include the installation of a roundabout at Rockland Road. See here to learn more about roundabouts.
This project is supported by the Government of Canada and Province of BC’s New Building Canada - Small Communities Fund, which awarded $6.43 million for the upgrades work. Read the news release about that announcement here...
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Construction is now complete for 2019. Work will resume in the spring of 2020. Watch here for updates.
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