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East Fraser Lands shoreline

East Fraser Lands (River District) Shoreline Resilience Upgrades

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. 

What's happening

Construction for phase 1 is now underway. This phase is focused on building the flood wall along the Fraser River bank between Kerr St and River District Crossing.

The Fraser Foreshore Trail is closed and a walking and cycling detour is in effect along Kent Ave. 


Details

Location

Duration

Construction for the flood wall and dike are scheduled in three phases between spring 2019 and summer 2020.

  • Phase 1: spring 2019
  • Phase 2: summer 2019
  • Phase 3: summer 2020

Work hours

Monday to Friday: 7am to 7pm, extended hours as needed

Weekends: as needed

How this project may affect you

Contact us

Do Nguyen
Community Liaison
604-673-8458
shorelineupgrades@vancouver.ca

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