10th Ave - Segment 7, Commercial Dr (Woodland St to Victoria Dr)

This small section of 10th Ave has a significant amount of vehicle traffic, especially to and from the Safeway at Commercial Dr. With no traffic signal at 10th Ave and Victoria Dr, crossing Victoria Dr by foot or bike can be challenging. This is a particular concern for the nearby Laura Secord Elementary school. 

Construction improvements to this segment of 10th Ave were completed in June 2019. Longer term solutions for improvement to 10th Ave between Commercial Dr and Victoria Dr will be identified through redevelopment opportunities within the area.

Key objectives

  • Upgrade 10th Ave so it is safe and comfortable for people of all ages and abilities
  • Improve comfort and accessibility for people on foot
  • Accommodate the loading and access needs of adjacent businesses
  • Preserve as much of the street’s healthy and mature tree canopy as possible
  • Ensure residents on 10th Ave can continue to park within a reasonable walking distance of home

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What's happening

Construction on 10th Ave between Commercial Dr and Victoria Dr was completed in June 2019.

Staff continue to work on the design of a new traffic signal at Victoria Dr and 10th Ave, for which construction is likely to begin in 2020.

Project timeline

Here is our process and anticipated milestones.

  • Summer 2015

    Project launch

  • Fall 2015

    Listen and learn open houses

  • November 2016

    Public open houses: Recommended Designs

  • 2017 to 2018

    Preliminary construction work

  • February to June 2019

    Construction of recommended design

  • We are here
  • 2020

    Expected construction of new traffic signal at Victoria Dr and 10th Ave