McBride Sapperton

Sewer Separation & Other Projects

Please see here for further updates.

Project Type Location Duration Impact
City of New West - Sewer Separation Braid Street: Brunette Avenue to E. Columbia Jan 22 - 26 Hydrant installation, watermain testing, fibre optic works. Lane closures in effect 8-5pm.
City of New West - Sewer Separation Fader Street: North of Braid Street Jan 22 - 26

Watermain testing. No traffic or parking impact.

City of New West - Sewer Separation Kelly Street: Major Street to Braid Street Jan 22 - 26 Watermain testing. No traffic or parking impact.
City of New West - Sewer Separation Braid Street @ E. Columbia Jan 25-26 Utility Location, watermain installation. Lane closures in effect 8-5pm.
Urban Academy Braid Street: East of Rousseau Street Jan 22-23 Curb lane closure in effect 8-5pm
Metro Vancouver - Water Main E. Columbia St. between Major St. and Ward St. January 8 - 31 Single-lane alternating traffic.

Other major projects in the area include the redevelopment of Royal Columbia Hospital (RCH). News and updates from this project, including road closure information, can be found here.

Braid Street Water Main Replacement

Water main replacement work will take place on Braid Street in sections between Columbia Street and Brunette Avenue for seven consecutive Saturdays starting November 18th. Work will take place between 7:00 am and 4:00 pm. Traffic will be reduced to single-lane traffic in both directions.

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

Braid Street Greenway Phase 1 - Night Work Construction

The City is planning construction for Phase 1 of the Braid Street Greenway starting Tuesday, November 14th 2017 to Friday, March 30th 2018.  Eurovia BC is the construction contractor on site and they will be working night shifts Sunday to Thursday from 7pm to 7am.

Phase 1 construction will take place along the North side of Braid Street from Canfor Avenue heading west up to the rail right of way.  

The scope of work for this project includes:

  • Construction of asphalt multi-use pathway
  • Storm drainage upgrades
  • Installation of new curb and gutter
  • Additional street lighting

The consulting engineering firm for this project is ISL Engineering. Should you require further information regarding this construction, please contact the Project Engineer, Grant Ngieng during regular business hours of 9AM to 5PM, at 604-787-5606 ()

Francis Way on Street Parking Lane

As part of the city’s 2017 Capital Works Program, the city is contracting Jack Cewe Ltd. to build a 36 meter long by 2.2 meter wide parking lane on the South side of Francis Way West of the Memorial Drive intersection.  Work is scheduled to start November 14th and be complete November 24th.

The scope of work will include removal of existing curb, boulevard and roadway to be replaced with a new curb and gutter with brick pavers used as the parking surface.

Please contact the City’s Project Manager Peter Tsoutsouras at 604-636-4340 for any questions or concerns.

Chilliwack St - Chestnut

Metro Vancouver is doing a watermain replacement and is scheduled to move up chilliwack Street from 8th to Chestnut for the week of November 20th. During this time, the right turn onto Sherbrooke Street from East 8th will be blocked off. This will be from Tuesday, November 21st to Thursday November 23rd.

Pedestrian Crossing Improvements - Hospital St and E. Columbia St.

As part of the City of New Westminster’s Pedestrian Crossing Improvement Program, Crown Contracting will be installing a new curb extension at the corner of Hospital Street and East Columbia Street.  Crown Contracting will be the contractor performing the work on site between the hours of 7am to 5pm and the expected completion date is Saturday, November 25th.

Please contact Peter Tsoutsouras at 604.636.4340 with any questions and concerns.