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Richmond to hold open house for ongoing capital constructions

Community members will get to learn more about the ongoing projects in-person and online
Richmond City Hall
Richmond City Hall

Richmond residents will get to hear from city staff about more than 50 capital projects around the city both in-person and online later this month.

The City of Richmond's open house introducing capital construction works will return to in-person this year on Wednesday, April 19.

Projects include the following:

  • Engineering
    • Flood protection initiatives including dike upgrades, design and maintenance
    • Over two kilometers of watermain replacements
  • Parks
    • City-wide community gardens expansion
    • Lulu Island Park master planning
  • Sustainability and District Energy
    • New development connecting to Alexandra District Energy Utility – Primstone Gardens (4008 Stolberg Street)
    • New development connecting to Oval Village District Energy Utility – Onni Riva 4 (7009 River Parkway)
  • Capital Buildings Project Development
    • Infrastructure, structural and envelope upgrades to Britannia Heritage Shipyards National Historic Site
    • New facility construction, replacing Steveston Community Centre and Library
  • Transportation
    • Multi-use pathway – Steveston Highway (No. 2 Road to Railway Avenue)
    • Intersection improvements – No. 4 Road at Westminster Highway

“The City is excited to showcase over 50 upcoming and ongoing capital projects that will provide long-lasting, sustainable and accessible facilities and amenities for Richmond residents,” said Mayor Malcolm Brodie.

“The diverse portfolio of projects aligns with Council’s social, environmental and economic priorities. The capital budget ensures Richmond’s infrastructure supports the growing community and ensures the city is well protected from environmental impacts.”

The open house will be held at City Hall Galleria on April 19 from 3 to 7 p.m. Residents can also visit from now until May 7 for more information and to submit questions.