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Burrard Bridge safety and structural improvements

January 31 2014

Burrard Bridge

The 81-year-old Burrard Bridge will undergo safety and structural repairs starting Monday, February 3.

What to expect

There will be traffic impacts beginning at 5:00am on Monday, February 3:

  • Lanes will be reduced from five vehicle lanes to four
  • Two lanes in each direction will be operational

From March to July 2014, the bridge will operate with one vehicle lane southbound and two vehicle lanes northbound. Full access for cyclists and pedestrians will be maintained.

If you drive, consider alternate routes such as the Granville Bridge, which has eight lanes.

Why we are doing this work

To ensure the bridge remains safe and in a state of good repair for many years to come, the City will replace 27 bearings and 19 expansion joints, and will perform concrete repairs and a deck inspection over the next five months.

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