White Rock, B.C. – After conducting major excavations to upgrade critical water and sewer infrastructure, installing soil-cell structures for the new trees, and addressing sidewalk safety matters on the east side of Johnson Road, the City of White Rock has reached a stage in the project where the City is now able to expedite the remaining construction work required to complete this phase. In order to do this, the following activities will occur from September 10, 2018 to September 15, 2018:
VEHICLE ACCESS LIMITED TO LOCAL BUSINESS DELIVERIES AND EMERGENCY VEHICLES
PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC WILL REMAIN OPEN TO BUSINESSES ON JOHNSTON ROAD
The City is committed to ensuring pedestrians can get to Johnston Road businesses. Although there may be intermittent sidewalk closures, pedestrian access to Johnston Road businesses will still be available.PARKING FOR CUSTOMERS
For businesses and customers visiting the area, free customer parking will be available at the parking lot on the corner of Johnston Road and Russell Avenue which can be accessed from Russell Avenue. Parking is also available along Johnston Road (Russell Avenue down to Thrift Avenue), and along Russell avenue as well.
AFTER SEPTEMBER 15, 2018
The City may permit CLCS— for very limited number of days— to close vehicle access to Johnston Road from North Bluff Road and Russell Avenue during work hours. Vehicle traffic will be resumed after work hours. Access for delivery vehicles and emergency vehicles will be available.
The work includes the following:
To learn more about the Johnston Road Revitalization project, see some construction-related photos, and catch-up on previous news items about this capital project, please go to: www.whiterockcity.ca/JohnstonRoad
For more information, contact:
Farnaz Farrokhi, Manager, Communications and Government Relations