Construction Projects

2017 Construction Projects

Annual Asphalt Re-Paving Program
Project Description
To re-pave roads in alignment with the City’s Aging Infrastructure Strategy. The project includes the costs associated with ancillary work such as curb and gutter repairs, road base repairs, manhole and valve box adjustments, line painting and staff inspection time.

The project includes the pavement component of other water, sanitary and drainage upgrades in the Capital Program that are co-ordinated by the Engineering department as well as consultants and contractors fees related to bridge upgrades and the Pavement Management Plan.

Location
Various locations throughout the City

General Considerations

  • Typical hours of work will be from 7:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday;
  • Vehicle and pedestrian traffic may be limited at times;
  • Residents will be notified in advance of work that may impact them.

Capital Funding
$4,300,000

Estimated Completion Date
Fall 2017

Project Manager
Wasim Memon
604-276-4189 

No. 2 Road Multi-Use Pathway and Road Upgrades from
Steveston Highway to London Road

Project Description
This project will provide a shared continuous cycling/pedestrian pathway along
No. 2 Road between Steveston Highway and London Road and widen portions
of the southern end of No. 2 Road to provide additional street parking. Major
components of the project are:  

  • A shared cycling/pedestrian pathway along No. 2 Road (east side from Steveston Highway to the existing crosswalk located approximately 260 m south of Andrews Road then swing over to the west side to Dyke Road);
  • Moncton Road to London Road: upgrade the road to collector standard and widen sections to provide street parking;
  • At Steveston Highway and Moncton Road intersections, upgrade to arterial road standard with selective widening and appropriate intersection tapers, additional traffic (turning) lane as warranted;
  • A new traffic signal at Moncton Road.

Location
No. 2 Road (Steveston Highway to London Road)

General Considerations

  • Typical hours of work will be from 7:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday;
  • Vehicle and pedestrian traffic may be limited at times;
  • Residents will be notified in advance of any traffic disruptions;
  • Shrubbery fronting your property within the City corridor may be impacted by construction and could possibly be removed. The City will take steps to try and avoid such impacts, however in certain cases, shrubbery removal is necessary in order to accomplish the work. In these circumstances, if you wish to retain and relocate the shrubbery onto your property you may do so prior to project commencement. Please note, trees cannot be relocated without a permit.

Capital Funding
$7,300,000

Estimated Completion Date
Winter 2018

Project Manager
Mike Maxwell
604-276-4054

No. 2 Road Box Culvert Rehabilitation from Steveston Highway to London Road
Project Description
The scope of work includes the rehabilitation of the 3m x 1.5m concrete storm
box culvert along No. 2 Road between Steveston Highway and London Road in
conjunction with roadworks and watermain works that will be on-going in the
area.

Completion of this work will upgrade the overall condition and performance of
the City’s drainage system.

Location
No. 2 Road from Steveston Highway to London Road.

General Considerations

  • Typical hours of work will be from 7:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday;
  • Vehicle and pedestrian traffic may be limited at times;
  • Residents will be notified in advance of any traffic disruptions;
  • Shrubbery fronting your property within the City corridor may be impacted by construction and could possibly be removed. The City will take steps to try and avoid such impacts, however in certain cases, shrubbery removal is necessary in order to accomplish the work. In these circumstances, if you wish to retain and relocate the shrubbery onto your property you may do so prior to project commencement. Please note, trees cannot be relocated without a permit.

Capital Funding
$3,700,000

Estimated Completion Date
Spring 2018

Project Manager
Mike Maxwell
604-276-4054 

LED Street Light Replacement
Project Description
They City has 3,780 High Pressure Sodium light fixtures that are past the end of their useful life. This project aims to replace approximately 950 of such fixtures with Light-emitting Diodes (LEDs), beginning with those that are the oldest and most in need of replacement, as part of a 4-year program to replace High Pressure Sodium light fixtures. Completion of this project will reduce the annual energy consumption and improve energy efficiency.

Location
Various throughout the City

General Considerations

  • Typical hours of work will be from 7:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday;
  • Vehicle and pedestrian traffic may be limited at times.

Capital Funding
$380,000

Estimated Completion Date
Fall 2017

Project Manager
Peter Discusso
604-276-4024

Dyke Road and Fraserwood Road Widening and Trail Connection
Project Description
The project involves widening the existing road and the construction of a new
multi-use pathway along the north side of Dyke Road in order to address
concerns regarding the movement of pedestrians and trail users by increasing
driving width and providing an extended trail connection. The scope of
work includes widening approximately 700 lineal meters of existing road to
accommodate the passing of opposing large commercial vehicles, and providing
a separate multi-use trail pathway along Dyke Road to improve pedestrian and
cyclist access and safety. Completion of the project will help promote a vibrant,
active and connected city.

Location
Dyke Road between 22,000 block and 24,000 block in the Fraserwood
waterfront area in East Richmond.

General Considerations

  • Typical hours of work will be from 7:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday;
  • Vehicle and pedestrian traffic may be limited at times;
  • Residents will be notified in advance of any traffic disruptions;
  • Residents and businesses will be notified in advance of any scheduled disruption to sanitary sewer service;
  • Shrubbery fronting your property within the City corridor may be impacted by construction and could possibly be removed. The City will take steps to try and avoid such impacts, however in certain cases, shrubbery removal is necessary in order to accomplish the work. In these circumstances, if you wish to retain and relocate the shrubbery onto your property you may do so prior to project commencement. Please note, trees cannot be relocated without a permit;
  • It may be necessary to excavate some driveway crossings. Crews will make every effort to notify you on the day prior to the work and again in the morning. At the end of each day, driveways that have been disturbed will be temporarily restored to gravel condition, and then finally reinstated to original or better condition upon completion of the project.

Capital Funding
$1,000,000

Estimated Completion Date
Fall 2017

Project Manager
Eric Sparolin
604-247-4915

Belair Drive Laneway Drainage Upgrade
Project Description
This project will resolve laneway drainage issues for residents living along the
laneway south of Belair Drive between 7928 Belair Drive and 7180 Belair Drive,
and will improve access to the rear of each property. The scope of work includes
the installation of 960m of drainage infrastructure and asphalt pavement along
the existing laneway.

Location
7928 Belair Drive to 7180 Belair Drive.

General Considerations

  • It will be necessary to close the laneway for construction and temporarily relocate parking and garbage/recycling pickup for the duration of construction;
  • Typical hours of work will be from 7:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday;
  • Residents will be notified in advance of any traffic disruption;
  • Shrubbery at the rear of your property within the City corridor may be impacted by construction and could possibly be removed. The City will take steps to try and avoid such impacts, however in certain cases, shrubbery removal is necessary in order to accomplish the work. In these circumstances, if you wish to retain and relocate the shrubbery onto your property you may do so prior to project commencement. Please note, trees cannot be relocated without a permit.

Capital Funding
$1,344,000

Estimated Completion Date
Fall 2017

Project Manager
AJ Morris
604-276-4028

Williams Road Storm Sewer Replacement
Project Description
This project will upgrade 450 lineal meters of storm sewer along the north side
of Williams Road between Sheridan Road and Parsons Road. Completion of
this project will reduce local flood risks by increasing the City’s storm system
capacity.

Location
Williams Road between Sheridan Road and Parsons Road.

General Considerations

  • Typical hours of work will be from 7:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday;
  • Vehicle and pedestrian traffic may be limited at times;
  • Residents will be notified in advance of any traffic disruptions;
  • Shrubbery fronting your property within the City corridor may be impacted by construction and could possibly be removed. The City will take steps to try and avoid such impacts, however in certain cases, shrubbery removal is necessary in order to accomplish the work. In these circumstances, if you wish to retain and relocate the shrubbery onto your property you may do so prior to project commencement. Please note, trees cannot be relocated without a permit;
  • It may be necessary to excavate some driveway crossings. Crews will make every effort to notify you on the day prior to the work and again in the morning. At the end of each day, driveways that have been disturbed will be temporarily restored to gravel condition, and then finally reinstated to original or better condition upon completion of the project.

Capital Funding
$1,200,000

Estimated Completion Date
Fall 2017

Project Manager
Roger Keating
604-247-4927

South Dike Upgrades Between No. 3 Road and Gilbert Road
Project Description
The City has 49 km of perimeter dikes that provide the City with flood
protection from ocean storm surge and freshet events.

This project consists of approximately 750 m of dike upgrades along the Fraser
River’s South Arm between Gilbert Road and No. 3 Road. The upgrade will
incorporate a mixed use trail that is separated from traffic lanes and includes
seating, and picnic areas, arrival points with way finding and parking.

Raising the existing dike and other dike upgrades are necessary to continue
to improve existing dike and drainage infrastructure, meet medium to longterm
needs and accommodate local area needs such as the provision of basic
recreation trails.

Location
South Arm of Fraser River between Gilbert Road and No. 3 Road.

General Considerations

  • Typical hours of work will be from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday;
  • Vehicle and pedestrian traffic may be limited at times;
  • Businesses and residents will be notified in advance of any traffic disruptions.

Capital Funding
$3,000,000

Estimated Completion Date
Spring 2018

Project Manager
AJ Morris
604-276-4028

Leslie Road and Brown Road Watermain Replacement
Project Description
In alignment with the City’s Ageing Infrastructure Replacement Strategy, the project
will replace ageing watermains that are at the end of their service life. The scope of
work includes the installation of approximately 2900 lineal meters of 200 mm diameter watermain. Completion of this project will minimize unplanned maintenance and improve fire protection.

Location

  • Leslie Road—No. 3 Road to Hazelbridge Way and Brown Road to 35m East of Sorenson Cres;
  • Sorenson Cres—Leslie Road to East Cul-de sac;
  • Sorenson Gate;
  • Odlin Place;
  • Northey Road;
  • Odlin Cres—Brown Road to Odlin Road;
  • Brownell Road;
  • Browndale Road;
  • Brownlea Road;
  • Brownwood Road;
  • Brown Road—Cambie Road to Leslie Road;
  • Browngate Road.

General Considerations

  • Typical hours of work will be from 7:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday;
  • Vehicle and pedestrian traffic may be limited at times;
  • Businesses and residents will be notified in advance of any traffic disruptions;
  • Businesses and residents will be notified in advance of any scheduled disruption to watermain service. Minimal disruption to water service is anticipated;
  • Shrubbery fronting your property within the City corridor may be impacted by construction and could possibly be removed. The City will take steps to try and avoid such impacts, however in certain cases, shrubbery removal is necessary in order to accomplish the work. In these circumstances, if you wish to retain and relocate the shrubbery onto your property you may do so prior to project commencement. Please note, trees cannot be relocated without a permit;
  • Night work may be required to complete final connections;
  • It may be necessary to excavate some driveway crossings. Crews will make every effort to notify you on the day prior to the work and again in the morning. At the end of each day, driveways that have been disturbed will be temporarily restored to gravel condition, and then finally reinstated to original or better condition upon completion of the project.

Capital Funding
$2,865,000

Estimated Completion Date
Winter 2017

Project Manager
Roger Keating
604-247-4927

Park Road Watermain and Drainage Replacement
Project Description
The drainage upgrade component of the project involves replacing approximately
80 lineal meters of 600 mm diameter drainage pipe just east of No. 3 Road. The
project will aim to minimize the continued occurrence of sink holes along the
west end of Park Road at No. 3 Road.

The watermain replacement component of the project involves the installation of
approximately 360 lineal meters of 200 mm diameter watermain including service
connections and water meters. The project aims to replace ageing watermain that
is at the end of its service life, in alignment with the Citys’ Ageing Infrastructure
Replacement Strategy. Completion of this project will minimize unplanned
maintenance and improve fire protection.

Location

  • Drainage Upgrades—Park Road east of No. 3 Road;
  • Watermain Upgrades—Park Road from No. 3 Road to Cooney Road.

General Considerations

  • Typical hours of work will be from 7:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday;
  • Vehicle and pedestrian traffic may be limited at times;
  • Businesses and residents will be notified in advance of any traffic disruptions;
  • Businesses and residents will be notified in advance of any scheduled disruption to water services;
  • Shrubbery fronting your property within the City corridor may be impacted by construction and could possibly be removed. The City will take steps to try and avoid such impacts, however in certain cases, shrubbery removal is necessary in order to accomplish the work. In these circumstances, if you wish to retain and relocate the shrubbery onto your property you may do so prior to project commencement. Please note, trees cannot be relocated without a permit;
  • It may be necessary to excavate some driveway crossings. Crews will make every effort to notify you on the day prior to the work and again in the morning. At the end of each day, driveways that have been disturbed will be temporarily restored to gravel condition, and then finally reinstated to original or better condition upon completion of the project.

Capital Funding
$810,000

Estimated Completion Date
Fall 2017

Project Manager
Momchil Dimitrov
604-204-8521

Spires Area Water, Sanitary and Drainage Upgrades
Project Description
This project includes approximately 1500 m of watermain, 390 m of sanitary
sewer and 400 m of drainage sewer replacement and upgrades in the Cooney
Road and Cook Road areas.

Location
Cooney Rd, Spires Gate, Spires Rd, Cook Gate and Cook Rd.

General Considerations

  • Typical hours of work will be from 7:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday;
  • Vehicle and pedestrian traffic may be limited at times;
  • Residents will be notified in advance of any traffic disruptions;
  • Residents will be notified in advance of any scheduled disruption to water and sanitary sewer services;
  • Shrubbery fronting your property within the City corridor may be impacted by construction and could possibly be removed. The City will take steps to try and avoid such impacts, however in certain cases, shrubbery removal is necessary in order to accomplish the work. In these circumstances, if you wish to retain and relocate the shrubbery onto your property you may do so prior to project commencement. Please note, trees cannot be relocated without a permit;
  • Night work may be required to complete final connections.

Capital Funding
$4,500,000

Estimated Completion Date
Spring 2018

Project Manager
Elena Paller
604-276-4023

Horseshoe Slough Drainage Pump Station Upgrade
Project Description
The existing drainage pump station for the Horseshoe Slough drainage area
is nearing the end of its service life. The Horseshoe Slough Drainage Pump
Station Upgrade will address the station’s ageing infrastructure replacement
requirements as well as increase the capacity and effectiveness of the pump
station. The new pump station will act as a foreshore gateway, greeting
pedestrians, cyclists and other outdoor users travelling along Dyke Road near
the connections with Woodwards Landing and Horseshoe Slough Trail.

Location
Dyke Road west of the intersection with No. 5 Road.

General Considerations

  • Typical hours of work will be from 7:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday;
  • Vehicle traffic along Dyke Road may be limited or altered during construction;
  • Pedestrian and trail traffic will be detoured around the construction site;
  • Businesses and residents will be notified in advance of any traffic disruption;
  • Diking, fisheries and other government agencies will be consulted through design and construction.

Capital Funding
$4,950,000

Estimated Completion Date
Winter 2018

Project Manager
Momchil Dimitrov
604-204-8521

River Parkway Gilbert Road to Cambie Road (Phase 1) - Design
Project Description
Construction of a two-lane road along the former CP Railway corridor, from 200 m northeast of Gilbert Road to Cambie Road. The new road is proposed to be built to the initial two-lane standard with paved shoulders for cyclists and pedestrians, street lights, and traffic control devices at intersections. When completed, this new road would replace the existing River Road between Cambie Road and Gilbert Road and provide a continuous alternate route to No. 3 Road and existing River Road.

Location
River Parkway- Gilbert Road to Cambie Road

General Considerations
Typical hours of work will be from 7:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday

Capital Funding
$800,000

Estimated Completion Date
Summer 2018

Project Manager
Roger Keating
604-247-4927

Sexsmith Road Multi-use Pathway, Beckwith Road to River Road
Project Description
Construction of a multi-use pathway at a minimum total width of 3.0 m wide along existing road right-of-way, between Beckwith Road and River Road, with pedestrian lighting, decorative bollards to separate the pathway from the portion of the road right-of-way that is currently and informally being used for parking. A marked crosswalk will also be installed at the north end of Sexsmith Road to connect the walkway to the Bridgeport Road Canada Line Station. When abutting properties redevelop, a full 4-lane road including sidewalk and boulevard will be constructed as part of the development requirements

Location
Sexsmith Road, Beckwith Road to River Road 

General Considerations

  • Typical hours of work will be from 7:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday;
  • Vehicle and pedestrian traffic may be limited at times;
  • Residents will be notified in advance of work that may impact them.
  • Businesses and residents will be notified in advance of any traffic disruption.

Capital Funding
$495,000

Estimated Completion Date
Summer 2018

Project Manager
Patrick Lai
604-247-4937

East Richmond Drainage and Irrigation Upgrades
Project Description
This project will include the reconstruction a storm sewer along Williams Road, re grading of the watercourses along Steveston Highway between Sidaway Road and Palmberg Road and on Sidaway Road between Steveston Highway and the Francis Road Right-of-Way as well as the installation of automated irrigation control structures at Steveston Highway and Palmberg Road as well as at No. 6 Road and Triangle Road.

Location
East Richmond 

General Considerations

  • Typical hours of work will be from 7:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday;
  • Vehicle and pedestrian traffic may be limited at times;
  • Residents will be notified in advance of work that may impact them.
  • Residents will be notified in advance of any scheduled disruption to water and sanitary sewer services;
  • Shrubbery fronting your property within the City corridor may be impacted by construction and could possibly be removed. The City will take steps to try and avoid such impacts, however in certain cases, shrubbery removal is necessary in order to accomplish the work. In these circumstances, if you wish to retain and relocate the shrubbery onto your property you may do so prior to project commencement. Please note, trees cannot be relocated without a permit.

Capital Funding
$1,285,000

Estimated Completion Date
Fall 2017

Project Manager
Momchil Dimitrov
604-204-8521
Eric Sparolin
604-247-4915

Thompson Gate Pressure Reducing Valve Station 
Project Description
Installation of a new Pressure Reducing Valve (PRV) station at Thompson Gate and Boundary Road and the associated tie-ins to connect the neighbourhood's watermain system to Metro Vancouver's Annacis No. 4 transmission main. Completion of the project is required to provide adequate flows to support upcoming development.

Land required for the station shall be acquired through development rezoning.

Location
Thompson Gate and Boundary Road  

General Considerations

  • Typical hours of work will be from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday;
  • Vehicle and pedestrian traffic may be limited at times;
  • Businesses and residents will be notified in advance of any traffic disruptions;
  • Residents will be notified in advance of any scheduled disruption to water services.

Capital Funding
$600,000

Estimated Completion Date
Fall 2018

Project Manager
Eric Sparolin
604-247-4915

Watermain Replacement - Lulu Island West Area
Project Description
This project includes installation of 800 meters of 300 mm diameter watermain to replace the existing ageing infrastructure and support local area improvements.

The Waterworks Capital Program is based on watermain age, material, break history and the proposed road-paving program.

Location
No. 2 Road from Moncton Street to London Road

General Considerations

  • Typical hours of work will be from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday;
  • Vehicle and pedestrian traffic may be limited at times;
  • Businesses and residents will be notified in advance of any traffic disruptions;
  • Residents will be notified in advance of any scheduled disruption to water services;

Capital Funding
$800,000

Estimated Completion Date
Summer 2017

Project Manager
Mike Maxwell
604-276-4054

Hamilton Area Sanitary Sewer
Project Description
Construction of a new pump station including wet well, Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) pumps, electrical kiosk, 200 metres of 200 mm forcemain and 25 metres of 300 mm gravity main. The purpose of the project is to provide sanitary service for the Willet sanitary catchment in order to support population densities projected by the Hamilton Official Community Plan Update. This area does not have an existing City sanitary system and is currently serviced by septic systems.

Location
Hamilton

General Considerations

  • Typical hours of work will be from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday;
  • Vehicle and pedestrian traffic may be limited at times;
  • Businesses and residents will be notified in advance of any traffic disruptions;
  • Residents will be notified in advance of any scheduled disruption to sewer services.

Capital Funding
$1,700,000

Estimated Completion Date
Winter 2018

Project Manager
Elena Paller
604-276-4023

Canal Stabilization
Project Description
This project will stabilize the canal walls to improve drainage, mitigate damage to the roadway, prevent damage to local infrastructure running parallel to the canals and maintain riparian management area conditions.
Implement one or more canal bank stabilization solutions at various locations throughout Richmond. This will include partial re-profiling of the canal plus construction of a retaining wall or similar stabilization structure.

Location
City Wide

General Considerations

  • Typical hours of work will be from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday;
  • Vehicle and pedestrian traffic may be limited at times;
  • Businesses and residents will be notified in advance of any traffic disruptions.

Capital Funding
$300,000

Estimated Completion Date
Fall 2017

Project Manager
Eric Sparolin
604-247-4915

McBurney Drive Drainage Upgrades
Project Description
This project will mitigate drainage and road/sidewalk surface issues in the McBurney Drive area. Issues are primarily settlement related that include heaving, curb and gutter separation and surface water ponding.

Scope includes the installation of new catch basins and roads and sidewalks will be regraded to reduce ponding and tripping hazards.

Location
McBurney Drive

General Considerations
Typical hours of work will be from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday;
Vehicle and pedestrian traffic may be limited at times;
Businesses and residents will be notified in advance of any traffic disruptions;

Capital Funding
$350,000

Estimated Completion Date
Fall 2017

Project Manager
Mike Maxwell
604-276-4054