February 6, 2019
Advance work will be starting the week of February 11th to prepare the corridor for subway construction in 2020.
On behalf of the project, crews from TransLink and the City of Vancouver will be installing trolley poles and wires and upgrading intersection signals and lampposts along portions of:
- Macdonald Street, between 4th Avenue and Broadway Avenue;
- 12th Avenue, between Arbutus and Granville Street, and Oak and Cambie Street; and
- Cambie Street, between Broadway Avenue and 12th Avenue.
Construction will primarily occur during weekdays between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., with some occasional weekend work. At this time, no overnight work is expected. Throughout the early work phase, there will be no changes to transit service, and minimal disruption to pedestrians, cyclists and vehicle traffic is expected. Residents may experience increased noise and activity, temporary street parking restrictions, as well as occasional lane closures.
Bus detours for the 14, 16 and 17 trolleys are expected to begin in 2020 in time for the Broadway Subway Project construction to start.
We thank everyone for their patience during construction.