Highway 1 - Lower Lynn Public Consultation & Design
The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure will continue to consult with key stakeholders throughout project development.
Public open houses and project information sessions will be scheduled and advertised throughout the design process to solicit public feedback and better understand resident and community interests..
The first phase of public consultation for the Mountain Highway Interchange Project was held from January 19 to February 5, 2016. We are currently considering feedback and comments received during consultation, along with technical and financial information, as we progress with the design of the project.
There will be further opportunities to provide input regarding the Lower Lynn Improvements, including the Mountain Highway Interchange Project, later in 2016.
Public Open House - January 19, 2016
A public open house was held on January 19, 2016 to provide the public with information regarding the Highway 1 at Mountain Highway Interchange Project and the opportunity to provide input into the development of this project. The public was invited to learn more about the project and provide the feedback by:
- Reading the display boards from the Open House on January 19, 2016
- Completing a comment form available from January 19 to February 5, 2016
- Sending an email to email@example.com by February 5, 2016
- Attending the Highway 1 at Mountain Highway Interchange Open House
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Holiday Inn & Suites
700 Old Lillooet Road
North Vancouver, B.C.
Here are the functional design activities that have taken place:
- Conducted additional analysis of projected traffic flows
- Tested alternate interchange configurations
- Verified project constraints
- Defined project and design scope
Detailed design activities to come:
- Traffic engineering
- Environmental approvals and notifications
- Habitat enhancement design
- Geotechnical engineering
- Structural engineering
- Pedestrian and cycling facilities design
- Drainage engineering
- Property mitigation and acquisition
- Electrical engineering and utility relocation
Highway 1 at Mountain Highway Interchange
We've received feedback and questions about the Lower Lynn Improvement project. Here's how we're addressing these important issues.
Mountain Highway, Left Turn onto Highway 1
A plan for a southbound Mountain Highway left turn onto the eastbound Highway 1 onramp was explored but due to the steep terrain and the narrowness of Lynn Creek Bridge, the left-turn could not be included within current engineering and safety standards. Alternate interchange configurations were investigated but faced the same constraints or were flawed.
The design and construction of the chosen configuration allows for the addition of this important left-turn in future if the Lynn Creek Bridge is replaced with a wider structure.
Realignment of Mountain Highway
Mountain Highway will be realigned to meet with the Keith Road adjacent to Brooksbank Avenue. The existing Mountain Highway will remain open during construction so as to minimize traffic impacts. Once construction is complete, the existing Mountain Highway overpass will be removed and a cul-de- sac will be constructed south of Highway 1.
The realignment of Mountain Highway is a key benefit to the community as it will improve north/south connectivity over Highway 1. Mountain Highway will be widened from 2-lanes to 4-lanes.
Shavington Street Access
Keith Road will be reconfigured to accommodate the intersection expansion at Brooksbank Avenue. The Keith Road upgrades will extend to Shavington Street and may restrict how residents are able to access and exit Shavington Street.
We’re currently exploring ways to reduce this potential safety issues.