Learn about temporary road closures and traffic delays due to road construction or special events on your commuting route.
6th Street: park and school access upgrades
The city will be improving sidewalks along 6th St, Reigate Rd to Burris St (sites 1 and 2) and 6th St, Wedgwood St to Mayfield St (site 3). There may be times when access to residential driveways and parking areas will be restricted due to construction. Please expect delays.
- Site 1 and 2: construction will start late September 2023 and is expected to complete in the spring of 2024.
- Site 3: construction is expected to start in the spring of 2024 and completed by the fall of 2024.
Please note: our project timeline has been delayed to allow Tsleil-Waututh Nation the opportunity to conduct an Archaeological Overview Assessment. This preliminary study will be undertaken to determine the potential presence of undocumented archaeological sites within the project area. We are working hard to get things back on track and will provide timely updates as we progress.
From July to October 2023, traffic will be reduced to one lane in both directions on Lougheed Highway between Alpha Avenue and Willingdon Avenue. From October until the completion of the project in Spring 2024, eastbound will remain single lane and westbound will return to 2 lanes.
Trans Mountain is conducting work in Burnaby related to the pipeline expansion project. Visit their website to stay up to date on construction and road closures.
Metro Vancouver is replacing the existing Winston Street sewer pipe with a new, larger pipe. Construction for phase 2 started in May 2022 and is expected to take 2 years to complete. There will be temporary lane closures and detours along Winston Street and Lougheed Highway as the project progresses.
Metro Vancouver is replacing the existing Douglas Rd water main. Work on the north section will start at the intersection of Douglas and Lougheed Highway and proceed along Douglas towards Roy St. Construction is scheduled to conclude in early 2023. Traffic will be reduced to 1 lane in 1 direction during construction. Work on the south section is scheduled for spring 2023 until spring 2024. Construction will start at the intersection of Douglas and Manor Street and proceed along Douglas to Kincaid Street. While construction progresses through the area, some residents and businesses might have temporary driveway access restrictions.
Metro Vancouver is replacing the aging Central Park water main in 3 sections. Phase 2 of the project will start at Elwell St and head south to 10th Ave. This section is approximately 3 km long, running primarily along Salisbury Ave and 18th St. Construction is underway and will continue into 2023. There may be times when access to residential driveways and parking areas will be restricted due to construction.
Learn about the improvements and construction planned for Burnaby roads, water, sewers, drainage and lighting. Take a tour of the different projects around the city.