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May 18, 2011
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May 18, 2011

Westminster Pier Park webcam launched

New Westminster, BC – The City of New Westminster has launched a webcam looking out over the Westminster Pier Park construction site along the Fraser River. Accessible through the city website at www.newwestcity.ca, the webcam provides a birds-eye view of park construction with an image updated every 10 minutes during daylight hours.

“Up until now, the Westminster Pier Park site has looked much like any other heavy construction site in Metro Vancouver,” said Mayor Wayne Wright. “As we move towards completion in the Fall, the park is really going to take shape and we wanted to share that progress with people whether they are here in New Westminster or further away.”

Construction of Westminster Pier Park began in Fall of 2009, after the City of New Westminster received $16.6 million in funding from the federal and provincial governments under the Build Canada Fund. Much of the work completed to date has included site preparation, environmental remediation, piling installation, wharf demolition and decking construction and installation of services.

“Moving into the warmer weather, we’ll see much of the actual park construction activity come together,” said Dugal Purdie, Project Manager. “Earthworks, park building construction and landscaping will really show how beautiful the new park will be once it’s finished in the Fall. With the new webcam, anyone with an interest can watch during daylight hours and see how the park is progressing.”

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Contact: Blair Fryer, Communications Manager
             604-527-4688 or bfryer@newwestcity.ca