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Backgrounders

Active transportation – more than $5 million invested

  • Delta – improvements to approximately 500 metres of a multi-use path connecting to Alex Fraser Bridge.
  • Gibsons – new cycle path connection to the existing multi-use path parallel to Highway 101.
  • Gibsons – safety improvement for pedestrians and cyclists by increasing shoulder width and adding cyclist markings.
  • New Westminster – sidewalk improvements on Queensborough bridge.
  • North Vancouver – design of a new multi-use pathway under the Highway 1 Lynn Valley Road overpass that connects with the existing City of North Vancouver bike lanes at 21st Street (south end) and Morgan Road (north end).
  • North Vancouver – design of both a cycling lane on the Highway 1 eastbound ramp through Capilano Road and a multi-use pathway replacing the existing northbound sidewalk.
  • South Surrey – cycling path improvements from Pacific Crossing to 8th Avenue.
  • Tsawwassen – design of a 350-metre multi-use pathway connection between the Great Blue Heron Way and the existing 27B Avenue multi-use pathway.  
  • University of British Columbia – design for a new 350-metre multi-use path.
  • University of British Columbia – improvements for the West 16th Avenue UBC Cycle Path.
  • Vancouver – improvements to the Oak Street Bridge deck panels for improved flow of cyclists and pedestrian access.
  • West Vancouver – improvement to multi-use pathway, surfacing on the structure and new cyclist signage plus design improvements to the transition and access pathways on either end of the Lions Gate Bridge. 
  • Coquihalla Canyon – repairs to trails and trestles (trail remediation, handrail and decking replacement and assessment) to allow safe access for walking and biking.
  • Various locations through Metro Vancouver, such as Highway 7 at Jim Robson Way, Highway 91 and Highway 99 at Westminster Highway, will benefit from improvements to cycling paths, fog lines, barriers and reflectors.

Climate adaptation – nearly $500,000 invested

  • Various locations – culvert replacement at various Lower Mainland locations to ensure continued capacity and functionality of highways during future climate-related events.

Rural and remote communities – nearly $3 million invested

  • Sunshine Coast Gulf Islands – road strengthening on various side roads.
  • Boston Bar – restoration of two-kilometre segment of Green Ranch Road.
  • North of Lund – pulverize 300-metre road, reinstate road base and gravels on Finn Bay Road.
  • Powell River – paving a 200-metre gravel section of Atrevida Road.
  • Gibsons – asphalt overlay/resurfacing of Marine Drive.
  • Sea to Sky – level course and overlay to Daisy Lake Road leading to Rubble Creek Park access off H99.
  • Sechelt – asphalt resurfacing of Redroofs Road.
  • Fraser Valley – road strengthening and pavement renewal to Sylvester Road and Farms Road due to heavy commercial-vehicle traffic.
  • Barnston Island – resurfacing of two-lane road through Katzie First Nation.