Tyson - Keith Wilson Design-Build Project

Notice of Construction

Tyson Road from Stevenson to Watson

  • February 6 - March 1
  • Tree and vegetation clearing
  • Plan alternate route

Project Details

Tyson Road – Stevenson Road to Watson Road

Works include:

  • Curb installation and multi-use pathways on both sides of Tyson Road
  • A signalized intersection upgrades/widening at South Sumas Road
  • 1270 metres of road widening/reconstruction
  • Drainage works
  • Paving
  • Streetlighting
  • Street trees

The multi-use pathways will be behind the curb, away from the travel lane portion of the roadway. Tyson Road will become the first north-south arterial in the City with continuous cycle and pedestrian facilities. This part of Tyson Road is the final 1 km section without sidewalks along the 8.5 km long corridor. It is ranked as one of the highest priority projects in the City's Active Transportation Plan and is identified as a core route in the City's Cycle Vision Plan.

The project will receive $500,000 from the B.C. Active Transportation Infrastructure Grants Program.

Keith Wilson Road – Hipwell Place to Garrison Boulevard

Works include:

  • Sidewalk and bike lanes on the north side and a multi-use pathway on the south side
  • Approximately 730 metres of road widening/reconstruction
  • Drainage works
  • Paving
  • Street trees
  • Curb installation
  • Road geometry improvements to reduce westbound traffic entering the roundabout

Current Status

  • Contract has been awarded to the design-build team
  • 90% detailed design has been completed
  • Third party utility coordination underway
  • BC Hydro has initiated utility relocation design

Future Works

  • Tree and vegetation removal prior to bird nesting window
  • Construction land survey work and mobilization

Timeline

  • January 2024: resident engagement
  • February 2024: tree and vegetation removals and land survey works
  • March 2024: start of construction
  • March 2025 (estimate): completion of construction

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