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Templeton Area Redevelopment Update

Construction Activities: Week of April 12, 2021

Site work on the Templeton Area Redevelopment continues, with ongoing construction of the Templeton Corridor. Construction activities for this phase are scheduled to take place through mid-2021. Learn more about what to expect during construction here. This week's update follows below.

Thank you to all our neighbours for your support and patience as we work to complete this project safely and in a timely manner.

GENERAL INFORMATION (new updates this week)

Work this week will be similar to last week. See below for this week’s construction details. Crews are also increasing watering efforts to help keep dust levels low. We understand some Burkeville neighbours experienced dust from the construction site this past Saturday due to strong winds. We acknowledge this inconvenience and are working to complete the project as quickly as possible.

If you have questions about the project and would like to connect with our community liaison Pam by phone or in person, please email to [email protected].

WEEK OF APRIL 12, 2021: WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT 

Areas of focus this week (all weather dependent) include:

New this week:

  • Complete hydro tie-ins.
  • Install irrigation pipes in areas that will be landscaped. 

Continuing this week:

  • Install catch basins along Aylmer Road and Terrace Street.
  • Road grading along Terrace Street Extension road base (includes gravel hauling).
  • Install drainage pipe along Terrace Street extension and Templeton multi-use path.
  • Install lawn basins and drainage ditching along the Templeton multi-use path.
  • Watermain tie in (deferred from earlier in the month, pending arrival of parts).
  • Dewatering (generators/pumps), dust monitoring and watering as necessary.
  • Drainage monitoring.
  • Vehicles and equipment moving throughout the site. 

Onsite equipment includes excavators, backhoe loaders, haul trucks, concrete trucks, compacting equipment, a forklift and a mobile crane. Broadband travel alarms are in use on regularly stationed equipment to reduce noise in the area. Traditional tonal alarms may still be heard on equipment and vehicles that travel to and from the site, or equipment that will be onsite for shorter durations.

HOURS OF OPERATION & SCHEDULED ACTIVITIES

Construction takes place Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Equipment and machinery are turned on after 7:30 a.m. An update will be provided if work is required outside of this timeframe.

Please note plans, activities and onsite equipment are subject to change based on evolving project needs and weather. Given the increased frequency of rain, workers may need to come to the site to monitor erosion and ensure the proper flood protections are performing adequately outside of the normal hours of operation.

NEED MORE INFORMATION? 

If you have any questions or comments about construction-related activities, please contact [email protected].

Check out previous construction updates here.

For more information or general questions about the Templeton Area Redevelopment Project, please visit yvr.ca/templeton.

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