Everyone must benefit from a healthy and growing economy and therefore we need to work collaboratively to build on each other’s successes. This is what can happen when like-minded people come together with a passion for possibility, a commitment to the greater good and a road map to get things done.
VICTORIA, BC – The Dynamic Beast crane barge is returning to Victoria next week to install the last of the major components for the new Johnson Street Bridge.
On Saturday, January 27, the massive crane barge will lift and place the 46-metre long bridge deck span. The span includes the three vehicle travel lanes, two on-street bike lanes, a pedestrian walkway and a multi-use pathway that connects with the Galloping Goose and E&N Trails.
On Sunday, January 28, the Dynamic Beast will lift the steel roadway infill panel into place. The panel sits between the main bridge deck span and the rings, completing the entire bridge deck.
The Chamber, the City of Victoria, Tourism Victoria, the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority and the Downtown Victoria Business Association have collectively identified seven urgent and immediate issues affecting the City of Victoria and the Greater Victoria area that require provincial government action. Here is a brief overview of these issues and what we are asking the Province to do.
Please be advised that public access to the lower half of Reeson Park will be temporarily closed as of Tuesday, September 5, 2017. During construction, the lower area of the park will be closed to the public. The rest of the park will remain open. Construction is anticipated to take between six and eight weeks. Construction hours will be limited from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.