Westside Road - Four Mile Creek to Waterfront Farm

The Four Mile Creek to Waterfront Farm project (1.3 km) is part of the Province's commitment to the residents of the area to improve safety along Westside Road. This project continues south from the recently completed Waterfront Farm to Blue Grouse.

The project is located in a difficult and steep area of Westside Road with 30 metre rock cuts, 35 metre embankments and less than 3.5 metre lanes with no shoulders or edge barrier. Planned improvements include:

  • Widening and minor alignment corrections
  • Paved shoulders
  • Rock fall protection
  • Concrete roadside barriers in steep sections

Project cost:

$10.1 million

Status:

Construction started January 11, 2016

Project Benefits

  • Road widening and smoothing alignment will improve safety for all road users
  • Guardrail installation will improve safety for all road users
  • Improvements will provide greater sight distances for residents and tourists who access the recreational facilities along the Westside Road
  • Concrete roadside barrier will improve safety in steep areas
  • Paved shoulders will provide safety benefits to cyclists

Schedule

  • Copcan Civil Limited was awarded the construction contract in December 2015
  • Construction started in January 2016
  • Drilling and blasting started in February 2016
  • Project completion summer 2017