Roadworks & Construction Projects

Find information about road closures and construction projects taking place throughout New Westminster.

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Major Roadwork & Construction Projects
  • Front Street Closure

    Effective February 21 at 5am
    Starting February 21st at 5am, Fraser Crossing Partners will implement a one-month full closure of Front Street between Begbie Street and E. Columbia Street. Front Street Mews will remain open. This closure is required for crews to offload steel girders, build temporary support structures, and begin installing girders, which will form the new bridge deck, between Front Street and Columbia Street.
     
    While this full closure is in effect, drivers will be detoured to Columbia Street. Trucks will continue to use official truck routes (including observing applicable time restrictions). All traffic pattern changes and detours will be well signed, and traffic control personnel will be on site to direct traffic as required.
     
     
    Additional closures of both Front Street and Columbia Street will be required to install girders and build the new bridge deck over the roadway. The next closure will be a full closure of Columbia Street for crews to lift girders across this section of roadway. Front and Columbia will not be closed at the same time, and more information will be provided in advance.
     
    For more information, please visit the Pattullo Bridge Replacement website.
  • PROJECT DETAILS

    The project will include sewer separation work and replacing water mains that are at the end of their service life and due for replacement. The water main and sanitary sewer replacement program is intended to renew our aging infrastructure and to improve quality and capacity where required.

    Duration

    April 2024 to Spring 2027 (weather dependent)

    Hours of Work
    Monday - Friday: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Saturdays: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

    Impacted Roads

    Sixth Avenue - 20th Street to 18th Street
    Duration: Fall 2023 - Summer 2025

    16th Street - Tenth Avenue to Fifth Avenue 
    Duration: Spring 2024 - Fall 2025

    18th Street - Tenth Avenue to Sixth Avenue
    Duration: Fall 2024 - Spring 2026

    20th Street - Tenth Avenue to Sixth Avenue 
    Duration: Winter 2026 - Spring 2027

    For more information on this project, please contact Amir Aminpour, Project Manager, at 604-515-3796 or  or

  • 660 Quayside (Bosa Development)

    Traffic impacts for approximately 10 weeks starting February 21

    Starting February 21, 2024, there will be some changes to the traffic flow on Begbie Street and Quayside Drive.

    For approximately ten weeks, Begbie Street will be southbound-only (towards the water) between Columbia Street and Front Street. Flaggers will assist vehicles exiting Front Street Mews. This work is to construct a new pedestrian and bicycle railway crossing on the east side of Begbie Street.
     
    A new road configuration will also be opening for Quayside Drive.  The new road will extend Begbie Street south to the waterfront and curve around the Fraser River Discovery Centre before coming back up to join Quayside Drive near the River Market.
     
     
    Thank you as always for your patience and understanding while we complete this work.  Please do not hesitate to contact Bosa Development if you have any questions at  .
  • RCH Redevelopment Project

    Phase two of the Royal Columbian Hospital redevelopment project is now underway.

    Phase two will include the construction of a new acute care tower, an underground parkade, a new main entrance, and a rooftop helipad. Some aging buildings will also be replaced along with site enhancements. Phase two construction is expected to be complete in early 2025. 

    Phase three of the redevelopment project will upgrade and expand areas in the existing Health Care Centre and Columbia Tower to support the beds and services added in phase two. Phase three is projected to start in 2023 and complete in 2026.

    Construction hours are Monday to Friday, 7:00 am to 8:00 pm (except holidays) and Saturday, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm. 

    Click here to read the latest construction notice. 

    Learn more about this project on the Fraser Health website.

     

  • The Pattullo Bridge is a key connection between the communities of Surrey and New Westminster. The new toll-free four-lane bridge will provide important improvements for everyone using the bridge, including people who are driving, cycling or walking, as well as communities on either side of the bridge. 

    To learn more about his project, as well as upcoming construction activity, please visit: www.pattullobridgereplacement.ca

    For construction information or concerns, please call the 24/7 Construction Information Line at 1-844-815-6149.

    For general project information, please email the project team at: , or call 778-379-2481.


    Pattullo Bridge Replacement Project Municipal Agreement