2018 Transportation Construction Projects

Valley Rail Trail North Phase 1

Construction:  June - September 2018

Phase 1 extension of the Valley Rail Trail from Luckakuck Way north over the Trans-Canada Highway and Chilliwack Creek to Airport Road.

This work includes construction of a cantilevered pedestrian/cyclist pathway off the western side of the existing rail bridge over the Trans-Canada Highway, a new bridge over the Chilliwack River, signage and traffic signals at Airport Road and approximately 900m of trail construction. This project is funded in part by the Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure.

Cultus Lake Road & Vedder Mountain Road Roundabout

Construction: January - June 2018 and September - October 2018

June 1, 2018 Update

Significant construction activities at the Cultus Lake Road and Vedder Mtn Road Roundabout will be begin this Sunday night as the intersection is raised up in some areas 2m(6ft) in height. Throughout these activities, traffic control will be in place. When there is no construction activities the traffic signal will be in operation.

To minimize the day time traffic impact and expedite the construction schedule, the contractor will be completing key activities, including road fill and utility works, during night time hours  betwee 7 PM – 6 AM. The night works are scheduled to start on June 3rd, and end by June 15th. Day time work activities are also planned to be within the regular hours 7 AM - 5 PM during this period. The contractor is working diligently to accelerate the project works in preparation for the summer work shut down (June 29 to September 4).

Promontory Road & Chilliwack River Road Intersection

Construction: March - September 2018

Phase 1 improvements within the road allowance while minimizing waste for the future Promontory Road widening. Key improvements include adding an eastbound left turn lane and aligning the Promontory Lake Estates driveway to improve access and safety.

Signalization of Evans Road & Stevenson Road Intersection and Evans Road Widening

Construction: March - September 2018

Improvements including signalization and road widening from the Southern Rail Crossing to the curve to allow for turning lanes at the intersection.

Portage Avenue Sidewalk

Construction: July - August 2018

Concrete curb, gutter and sidewalk along with street lighting and necessary drainage
improvements along the south side of Portage Avenue from Menzies Street to 46730
Portage Avenue. To improve student access and safety to Little Mountain Elementary School.

Selkirk Street Sidewalk

Construction: March 2018

Concrete sidewalk and street lighting along the west side of Selkirk Street from Balmoral Drive to Tyson Elementary School.

Description Date File Size
Cultus Lake Road & Vedder Mountain Road Roundabout 2018-02-28 521KB
Evans Road & Stevenson Road Intersection 2018-02-28 903KB
Portage Avenue Sidewalk 2018-02-28 181KB
Promontory Rd & Chilliwack River Rd Intersection 2018-02-28 1.11MB
Selkirk Street Sidewalk 2018-02-28 573KB
Valley Rail Trail North Phase 1 2018-02-28 610KB