Skip to main content

Templeton Area Redevelopment Update

Construction Activities: week of August 10, 2020

Site work on the Templeton Area Redevelopment continues. Work is now underway to create the Templeton Corridor and conduct early works in preparation for development of the future facility. Construction activities for this phase are scheduled to take place through mid-2021. Learn more about what to expect during construction here.

As work progresses, we remain committed to keeping you updated on all scheduled construction and onsite activities. Please encourage your neighbours to subscribe to these updates if they haven’t already by emailing [email protected].

OVERVIEW

Current project work is mainly comprised of utilities work—excavating utility trenches and removing and replacing utility infrastructure. Activities will also include work related to the preload process for the Terrace Street extension.

Our team regularly visits the site to monitor the project with our contractor, including noise and vibration levels, dust and air quality. We are committed to implementing mitigations that are proven effective and align with project requirements. We will continue to update the community with new information about mitigations as applicable. 

WEEK OF AUGUST 10: WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT 

Work this week includes:

  • Excavation for utility trenches
  • Underground utility removal
  • Underground utility installation including the installation of storm manholes
  • Hauling gravel and sand to and from site - all gravel and sand hauled to the site meets environmental regulations
  • Moving of existing onsite organic material (excavated material to be reused as filler)
  • Placing lockblocks along the Terrace Street extension alignment in preparation for preload

Regular onsite equipment includes excavators, backhoe loaders, haul trucks, concrete trucks, compacting equipment, forklift and a mobile crane. Broadband Travel Alarms are in use on regularly stationed equipment to reduce noise in the area.

Our contractor has water trucks attending the site regularly to suppress dust and has also added screening to the YVR / Burkeville perimeter fence line as an additional mitigation.

HOUR 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.

NEED MORE INFORMATION?

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

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

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

We use cookies to improve user experience, and by using this site, you consent to the use of cookies. Learn more and how to manage your preferences on our Privacy page.