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Central Park Water Main – Salisbury/18th Section




Central Park Water Main – Salisbury/18th SectionCentral Park Water Main – Salisbury/18th Section<div class="ExternalClass70021257BA1C41BBBDD2C08C3C72F966"><p>Metro Vancouver is replacing the Central Park Water Main, which has been phased over several years and spans approximately 12 kilometres in the City of Burnaby and the City of New Westminster. The existing water main was built in the 1930s and is reaching the end of its service life. Once complete, the new water main will help ensure the continued delivery of clean, safe drinking water well into the future.</p><p>The Salisbury/18th Section of the Central Park Water Main is approximately three kilometres long. It will start at Elwell Street and head south to 10th Avenue, in the City of Burnaby. </p><p>Construction of this section is expected to take place from fall 2020 to fall 2023. Towards the end of the project, Metro Vancouver will return to connect the newly constructed water main to the existing drinking water system.​<br></p><p> <i class="fa fa-light fa-file"></i> <a href="/services/water/ConstructionDocuments/Fact-Sheet-Central-Park-Water-Main-Salisbury-18th-Section.pdf" target="_blank">​Central Park Water Main –​ Salisbury/18th Section fact sheet</a>​<br></p></div>City of Burnaby



Water Main Connection Work – Phase OneWater Main Connection Work – Phase One<div class="ExternalClass0EAFF382A4DC482BA87A5AE3A99317DB">Metro Vancouver is planning to connect the new water main to the existing distribution system in 2024. The work will be complete in two phases.<br><br>Phase one is planned to start in mid-March and last for approximately two months. The work will take place at five different locations in Burnaby. Crews will make efforts to reduce impacts to the local community wherever possible.<br><br><p>Phase two will be done at a later date. We will notify the community once details become available.<br></p><p>Read the full update on the <a href="/services/water/ConstructionDocuments/central-park-water-main-salisbury-18th-section-newsletter-water-main-connection-work-phase-one-2024-03-19.pdf">Salisbury/18th Section newsletter</a>. <br></p></div>3/21/2024 7:00:00 AM






Project activitiesProject activities<div class="ExternalClassB57812D7EB0544BFA701B2CA74EDDA07"><p>Activities related to water main construction will include: </p><ul><li>Delivering equipment, steel pipe, gravel and other materials</li><li>Cutting pavement</li><li>Excavating a trench</li><li>Installing new underground valve chambers</li><li>Installing the water main</li><li>Welding</li><li>Backfilling the trench </li><li>Compacting gravel </li></ul><p></p><p>Following construction, the sections of roadway impacted by construction will be paved and the affected areas nearby will be restored to similar or better condition.</p>​​<br></div>
Work hoursWork hours<div class="ExternalClass0BFC0AB2B84F4F70A809C466510A9724"><p>All work will comply with City of Burnaby bylaws or granted bylaw variances. Typical hours of work for this project will be: </p><ul><li><strong>Monday to Friday:</strong> 7:00 am - 8:00 pm</li><li><strong>Saturday:</strong> 9:00 am - 8:00 pm</li></ul><p></p><p>There may be times when crews will need to work longer hours or outside of the planned days to complete certain tasks. Metro Vancouver will notify the community about these activities ahead of time.</p>​​<br></div>
Impacts and mitigationImpacts and mitigation<div class="ExternalClass64E4A03F61134F5C80FA3A9D94475FF7"><p></p><h5><strong>Keeping People Moving Safely and Effectively</strong></h5> There will be traffic control personnel on-site, and the work area will be fenced off and restricted to construction personnel. Please follow the direction of traffic control personnel and signage, and use caution when walking, cycling or driving near the construction area.<br><br> There may be times when access to residential driveways and parking areas will be restricted due to construction work. Residents will be notified in advance of access restrictions and alternative parking areas. <p></p><p></p><h5><strong>Reducing Noise and Vibration</strong></h5>There will be some noise associated with construction work. Crews will attempt, wherever practical, to reduce noise impacts to nearby residents and businesses.<p></p>​<br></div>
EngagementEngagement<div class="ExternalClassEB6C821214324D29A1F689ACB339540A"><p> Metro Vancouver is committed to working closely with the community and the City of Burnaby to ensure concerns and interests are considered as the project continues. A community liaison is available to address questions and concerns throughout the project.<br></p><p>Local residents and businesses will receive project updates through newsletters, website, email and on-site signage. You can <a href="/services/water/water-engagement-mailing-list">su​​bscribe to our mailing list</a> to receive updates via email.​​<br></p>​<br></div>
Project materialsProject materials<div class="ExternalClassDBF6C39C6C7845F5813DB5B6FB3558CC"><ul class="fa-ul"><li> <span class="fa-li"><i class="fa-light fa-file"></i> </span>​<a href="/services/water/ConstructionDocuments/Fact-Sheet-Central-Park-Water-Main-Salisbury-18th-Section.pdf" target="_blank">Fact Sheet – Central Park Water Main – Salisbury/18th Section</a>​</li><li> <span class="fa-li"> <i class="fa-light fa-file">​</i></span>​<a href="/services/water/ConstructionDocuments/CentralParkWaterMain-Salisbury18thSection-VirtualOpenHousePanels.pdf" target="_blank">Virtual Open House Display Panels</a><br></li></ul><p> <strong>​Newsletters​</strong></p><ul class="fa-ul"><li> <span class="fa-li"><i class="fa-light fa-file"></i></span>​​​​​​<a href="/services/water/ConstructionDocuments/central-park-water-main-salisbury-18th-section-newsletter-water-main-connection-work-phase-one-2024-03-19.pdf">​2024 –  March 19 – Water ​Main Connection Work Phase One ​</a></li><li> <span class="fa-li"> <i class="fa-light fa-file"></i></span>​​​<a href="/services/water/ConstructionDocuments/central-park-water-main-salisbury-18-section-newsletter-2023-12-15.pdf">2023 – December 15 – Project Update and Next Steps</a></li><li> <span class="fa-li"> <i class="fa-light fa-file"></i></span>​​​<a href="/services/water/ConstructionDocuments/central-park-water-main-salisbury-18th-section-newsletter-project-update-2023-04-06.pdf">2023 – April 6 – Project Update</a>​​​<br></li></ul></div>​<br>
Related linksRelated links<div class="ExternalClass73C5E2C42631489197FB3020FD8F39EE"><ul class="fa-ul"><li>​ <span class="fa-li"> <i class="fa-light fa-link"></i> </span>​<a href="/services/water/the-regional-system">Regional Drinking Water System</a></li><li>​ <span class="fa-li"> <i class="fa-light fa-link"></i> </span>​<a href="/welovewater">We Love Water</a><br></li></ul></div>



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2018 – 20202018 – 2020<div class="ExternalClass93941CC83D1C463E9DF34C1715AB6380">Design​<br></div>0
Fall 2020 – Spring 2023Fall 2020 – Spring 2023<div class="ExternalClassC1A76324440940A2A491C0A0D5F65868">Construction​​<br></div>0
Spring 2023 - Fall 2023Spring 2023 - Fall 2023<div class="ExternalClassBB3717AC517A4A24891BBD179B712669">Restoration​<br></div>0
Spring 2024 - TBDSpring 2024 - TBD<div class="ExternalClass9CAA30C172904A92AC092CC923C294B6">Water main connection​​<br></div>0

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