West King Edward Ave going west from Arbutus

West King Edward upgrades

As part of the upgrades, we are also making Arbutus Greenway improvements to the intersection of West King Edward and Arbutus Street.

We will be prioritizing urgent needs, including:

  • Safety upgrades
  • Better connections to nearby routes

In summer 2022, we began critical upgrades to water, sewer, and street infrastructure and added in green rainwater infrastructure along West King Edward Avenue from Arbutus Street to Dunbar Street. 

Our work includes installing 1.5 kilometre of new water main and a replacement of the existing combined sewer with a separated and larger capacity system with one pipe for rainwater runoff and a second pipe for sanitary sewer. This new water and sewer infrastructure will have a life expectancy of 100 years.

What's happeningConstruction underway until summer 2024

Upcoming infrastructure work

Our water main installation is now complete. Sewer connections, road widening, and paving on the north side of King Edward between Quesnel Drive and Dunbar Street will be completed by the end of summer 2024.   


Construction at Arbutus Greenway and West King Edward Avenue starting in February

Learn more about the key improvements in progress (1.3 MB)

Anticipated completion date: Spring 2025

Walking and cycling detours (236 KB) will be in effect. Watch for detour signage. There will also be street and lane closures, including some turn restrictions.


Details

Location

West King Edward Ave from Dunbar St to Arbutus St

Duration

Summer 2022 to summer 2024

Work hours

Monday to Friday: 7am to 5pm, extended hours as needed

Weekends: as needed


How this project may affect you