We’re upgrading a segment of the Fraser River to provide flood protection in the East Fraser Lands. This will help to mitigate flooding risks from sea level rise and storm surge events.
Upgrades include the construction of a flood wall and dike along the perimeter of Kinross Park. This work is being coordinated in advance of the 25.2 acres of parks to be constructed by the Vancouver Park Board.
Construction of Phase 1 and 2, focused on building the flood wall and ground densification along the Fraser River bank between Kerr St and River District Crossing is complete.
Construction work is paused over the winter and will resume in spring 2020. The Fraser Foreshore Trail will remain closed from Kerr St to the River District Crossing, and the detour along Kent Ave will remain in place for walking and cycling.
Construction for the flood wall and dike are scheduled in three phases.
- Phase 1: complete
- Phase 2: complete
- Phase 3: spring 2020
How this project may affect you
Learn about what we're doing to respond to sea level rise.
Learn about our Climate Change Adaptation Strategy that will ensure Vancouver remains liveable and resilient in the face of climate change.
Help us shape the design of 10 hectares of parks in the East Fraser Lands community as it's developed by Wesgroup in phases.