Beach Creek Estuary & Memorial Avenue Upgrades

Beach Creek Estuary & Memorial Avenue Upgrades

The Beach Creek Estuary and Memorial Avenue Upgrades

LATEST NEWS - Beach Creek Estuary & Memorial Avenue Upgrades
FAQ - Beach Creek Estuary Project
FAQ - Roundabout Project
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Overview

In 2011, the Town began to undertake infrastructure improvements along the Memorial Avenue corridor, from Village Way to Highway 19A. With the assistance of government funding, the Town began a phased approach to the improvements.

Phase 1 and Phase 2 - Complete

The first two phases of the Memorial Avenue Upgrade are complete:

  • The realignment and reconstruction of the Crescent Road intersection
  • The realignment and reconstruction of the Village Road intersection
  • Raingarden and rainwater management upgrades from uptown to Elizabeth Avenue
  • Separated pathway from Crescent Road to Elizabeth Avenue

Phase 3 - Now Underway

The third phase is now underway. It includes the construction of the roundabout foreshore work, and introduction of the green space. Key Elements of Phase 3 include:

  • Beach Creek Estuary and Outlet Construction - latest update here - Summer 2019 - Fall 2020
  • Roundabout Construction at the Memorial Avenue and Island Highway 19A intersection - Summer 2019 - Fall 2020
  • Memorial Avenue Reconstruction between Crescent Road and Village Way -
  • Separated Pathway between Crescent Road and Village Way

Benefits

  • Improve the shoreline to be naturally resilient to erosion
  • Improve wildlife habitat and diversity
  • Improve traffic flow and safety
  • Improve public access to the beach
  • Improve pedestrian and cycling linkage between village centre and the waterfront

    Funding

    This project was funding in part by the Province of BC and Government of Canada through the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund.

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