Construction to stabilize Marine Drive at White Rock’s Waterfront will be finished at the end of January, weather permitting, with the closed portion of the eastbound lane at “the hump” reopening for traffic.
The City of White Rock is performing retaining wall stabilization and road improvement works on Marine Drive between Johnston Road and Cypress Street. The work includes installing micro piles and reconstruction of the roadway, curb and sidewalk on Marine Drive between Johnston and Cypress.
An investigation of the metal bin walls located on the slope below Marine Drive was included in the scope of this project.
The project’s geotechnical engineer recommended that the bin walls be strengthened within five years. Future failure of the bin walls could result in materials sliding down the slope onto the railway and Promenade below.
City Council awarded $500,000 to the companies finalizing the Marine Drive stabilization project to repair the bin walls as part of the current project.
The contractor will schedule temporary roadwork repairs in January and return in March to repave the road for the final product.
For more information, visit whiterockcity.ca/marinedriveproject