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SPC on Transportation Decisions in Brief

For immediate release: April 10, 2017 - 3:00pm
MR17-127

From the March 13, 2017 Meeting

7.1.2 North Commuter Parkway and Traffic Bridge Construction Update

Decision

*The Committee received the report as information.

Background

*At the Traffic Bridge, Graham Commuter Partners has completed demolition of the final components of the original bridge and has now completed all of the new piers, both abutments, and erection of Span 4, the southernmost span of the bridge.
*At the North Commuter Parkway, construction of Pier 1 and Pier 2, the west and centre in-river piers, is complete. Erection of the girders for Span 2, the west-centre span, is underway.

7.1.3 Highway 16/Boychuk Drive and McOrmond Drive/College Drive Construction Update

Decision

*The Committee received the report as information.

Background

*The design for both interchanges has been progressing well and PCL Construction Management Inc. has started doing preliminary site work at both locations.
*The construction of detour roads will begin in April 2017 and the detours are anticipated to be in effect for June 2017.
*The street lighting along College Drive is scheduled to be in place before June 2017.
*The Administration is developing transportation plans for each location to minimize impacts to commuters and communicate transportation alternatives.