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Check out the 2017 Financial Plan for budget information and a complete list of the City's Capital Improvement Program.

Construction Projects

For more information on ongoing construction projects in the City, please contact the City Engineering Services department at 604-514-2997 or email engineering@langleycity.ca.

56 Ave Roadworks & Utilities Project

Richco Contracting Ltd. has started construction on the 56 Avenue Road and Utility Project for the City of Langley.

Constuction will take place on 56 Ave from Glover Road to Langley Bypass between 7am and 5pm, Monday to Friday, through October 2017.  Traffic delays and sidewalk detours are to be expected. While we will attempt to keep disruptions to a minimum, we ask for your patience. The Project will provide significant benefits to the businesses and residents along the 56 Avenue corridor, such as:

  • Improved water and sewer service by replacing aging mains;
  • Removal and reconstruction of curb, gutter and sidewalks;
  • Improved pedestrian and cycling facilities;
  • Intersection improvements;
  • Improved drainage features;
  • Improved lighting features; and,
  • Landscape features.

Renderings linked here show what the project is intended to look like once the works are complete:

Rendering from Glover Road to 206 St/ Logan Ave

Rendering from 206 St/ Logan Ave to Langley Bypass

​This project recieved Provincial and Federal funding under the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund. The approximate value of the overall project is $4.0 million.

Please contact Doug Hyde, Project Manager with any questions or concerns at (604) 514-2835 or by email at dhyde@langleycity.ca.

200 Street Bridge Rehabilitation and Paving

The City of Langley is undertaking a major refurbishment of the 200 Street Bridge crossing the Nicomekl River. The bridge, constructed in 1976, was designed for a 50-year lifespan and, based on a recent condition assessment, requires the repairs to the concrete deck and structural repairs. We anticipate the repairs will extend the life of the bridge by a minimum of 20 years.

The $1.45 million project is being constructed by Seismic 2000 Ltd., a local construction company that has significant experience in bridge repairs and seismic upgrades. The work is scheduled to commence early August 2017 and the anticipated completion is end of October 2017, weather permitting.

Traffic will be reduced to a single lane in each direction which will be in place 24 hours a day, 7 days a week during the construction period. Motorists can expect delays and, where possible, should consider an alternate route. Motorists should apply caution when driving through the construction zone and obey all construction signs and traffic control personnel. During construction, cyclists will be temporarily detoured to the 203 Street corridor.

For more information, please contact Doug Hyde, Project Manager at 604.514.2835 or dhyde@langleycity.ca

Newlands/210 Street Drainage & Watermain Project

The City of Langley and the Township of Langley are undertaking stormwater drainage improvements to 210 St and Newlands Drive. The  improvements will divert the storm from culverts that run through backyards along 210 Street and Newlands Drive and reduce the risk of flooding on private properties.

City crew will be completing the installation of a storm sewer main and will also be completing watermain upgrades which include replacement of the existing watermain and connection to 47 Avenue through the walkway and Iris Mooney Park. The watermain upgrades will improve water quality and pressure in the area and reduce the risk of watermain breaks or leaks.

The utility work is scheduled to start at the end February and will take approximately 6-8 weeks. During this time the road pavement may be uneven but will be patched daily. Full road surface restoration will occur after all the utility works are completed, in the summer of 2017.

Owners of properties who live along Newlands Drive and 210 Street who do not currently have storm sewer service connections will be provided a connection at this time. It will be the residents’ choice about whether to make modifications to his property and connect surface drainage or house perimeter drains to the new storm sewer connection. The City is providing the service to the property line to help mitigate potential flooding concerns in this area, however it is up to each individual property owner if they choose to utilize the connection at this time.

Thank you for your consideration.  If you have any questions, please contact Kyle Ford at 604-514-2827 or kford@langleycity.ca.

2017 Road Rehabilitation Program

Local residents and business owners are advised that the City will be proceeding with rehabilitation works on a number of local City streets. 

The work is being undertaken by the City’s contractor, Lafarge Canada Inc. and will include some sidewalk restoration, asphalt removal (grinding) and repaving of the selected streets.

Milling, paving and concrete work Aug 12 to Sept 29th at the following locations

  • Newlands Drive between 209 St and 210 St and 210 St north of Newlands Drive
  • 206 St from Fraser Hwy to 56 Ave 
  • Eastliegh Cres just east of Glover Rd 
  • 51B Ave from 207 St to 208 St WB lanes
  • Lane south of Fraser Hwy west of 201A St
  • Intersection of Grade Cres and 201 St
  • 200 St various pathing from 44 Ave to Grade Cres

Hours of Work/Notifications:

Construction activity will be restricted to the hours of 7AM to 7PM (Monday to Friday), and 7AM to 5PM (Saturday).

The Contractor will provide a minimum of 24 hours advance notice of any required service or traffic interruptions that will affect area residents, businesses, and utility owners.

Access During Construction:

The contractor will be required to keep streets open to thru traffic during normal business hours, although some redirection of traffic may be necessary from time to time. Traffic control personnel will be present to direct vehicles and pedestrians safely. Temporary parking restrictions may also be required to facilitate the proposed works.

Staff will be actively monitoring the planned works to minimize disruption wherever possible. Should you require more information on this matter, kindly contact our Engineering Department at (604) 514-2997.

     

    Baldi Creek Culvert Replacement

    The City has hired a contractor to replace a culvert near 53 Avenue in the 19800 block which is part of the Baldi Creek system.  Over the past few years residents have witnessed a back-up of the creek at this location during high rain fall.  It was determined that the old wood culvert under the trail was undersized, so the City is putting in two new culverts to increase the conveyance capacity.

    Dates: August 14 to end of September 2017

    Times: 7am-5pm, Monday - Friday

    Location: see map below

    Noise: A generator and pump to keep the creek flowing around the work area 24 hours a day.  There are noise limits we put in the contract to ensure the noise isn't disruptive to the neighbours. 

    Traffic: Traffic control in place on 53 Avenue. Minimal traffic impacts are anticipated.

    Environmental: The contractor is working under the supervision of a qualified environmental professional with an environmental management plan which has been approved by the appropriate provincial/federal authorities. A fish capture and release ensured that the resident fish were not negatively impacted by the construction.  A restoration and environmental compensation plan is in place to complete the project. 

    Within this project, the City will also be removing an old culvert beside the gravel parking lot and restoring the creek bed at that location. This will enhance the fish habitat for Baldi Creek - and the existing pathway will be re-routed for trail users. 

    Once the culvert construciton is complete, the contractor restore the pathways, stabilize slopes and then they will come back to complete the plantings - subject to weather at the end of September when the plantings have a better chance of survival.

    For more information contact:

    604-514-2997
    203 Street Road, Bridge and Roundabout Project

    Completed May 2017

    Road improvements are being constructed on 203 St. from Grade Crescent to Michaud Crescent, Monday to Friday, from 7am to 7pm. Local access will remain open to traffic and residents should drive with caution and obey traffic control personnel. Motorists are advised that the City of Langley will be closing 203 St. to through traffic at the Nicomekl River Bridge to provide for the widening and repair of the bridge. The road closure will be in effect from August 2016 to mid-April, 2017. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes for the duration of this road closure. Coast Mountain Bus will be rerouting affected bus routes and transit riders should checkhttp://www.translink.ca/en/Schedules-and-Maps/Alerts.aspx for temporary bus stop locations.During construction the trail under the 203 Street Nicomekl Bridge will be closed - signage has been placed to direct trail users to alternative routes.

    Pile driving to seismically upgrade the existing bridge will last 4-6 weeks after commencing the bridge works.  

    The project will provide the residents and the community with significant benefits, such as:

    • Traffic calming and increased safety;
    • Improved pedestrian and cycling facility into the City’s downtown core;
    • Improved energy efficient street lighting;
    • Replacement of a traffic signal with a traffic roundabout at 53 Avenue.
    • Seismic upgrade and rehabilitation of 203 St bridge - extending bridges lifespan and reducing maintenance costs.

    We thank you for your patience during construction.

    The City has received partial funding for this project through the New Building Canada - Small Communities Fund and Bike BC.

    Project budget: $5.6 million 

    For Further Information Please Contact:

    Doug Hyde, Project Manager
    Telephone: (604) 514-2835
    Penzer Park

    Completed June 2017

    Through a number of public open houses and stakeholder engagement with different sports groups, the City developed a Penzer Park Master plan (along with the neighbouring Buckley Park). The Master Plan includes visions for a multi-sport youth plaza, a themed playground, seating and picnicking areas, landscaping and a multi-use pathway that connects east-west from 200 Street through Penzer Park to Buckley Park to trails in the City of Surrey. To complement the existing bike skills park, the City is constructed a multi-sport court, concrete pump track, playground, and parkour circuit will provide play oppurtunities for all ages. 

    The City recieved funding for this park under the Western Canada Economic Diversification Funds Canada 150 Infrastructure Program to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday.

    For more information on this project contact Geoff Mallory, Manager of Parks Operations at 604-514-2912 or gmallory@langleycity.ca

    48 Ave Roadworks from 200 St to 203 St

    The City’s contractor Lafarge Canada Inc. will be starting construction of the 48 Avenue Road Improvement Project on Monday April 3, 2017. The project involves widening 48 Avenue on the north side from 200 Street to 203 Street to allow for bike lanes, new sidewalk from 200 Street to 201 Street, and rebuilding the road with new gravels and asphalt. The project is expected to be completed within two months subject to weather delays.

    There will be traffic delays due to the construction activity and sections of single lane traffic will be required with detours. Residents of 48 Avenue from 200 Street to 201 Street are advised that street parking will be temporarily unavailable starting April 3. Please park in driveway or on side streets if necessary. Temporary parking restrictions will be required for other sections of the work as the contractor progresses toward 203 Street.

    The Pleasantdale Creek culvert just west of 202 Street will be replaced in July/August (timing due to fishery requirements). This will require the road to be closed at that location for 3-4 weeks. Another notice will be issued with further details of detour on that project prior to work beginning. 

    Thank you for your patience with these final phases of the road and utility improvement project. 

    This project is funded in part by BikeBC.

    If you have any questions, please contact Kyle Ford at 604-514-2827 or kford@langleycity.ca

    Carvolth Trunk Sewer Upgrade

    Completed July 2017

    Metro Vancouver (MV) is upgrading a key component of the regional sanitary sewer system within the City of Langley. Known as the Carvolth Trunk Sewer No. 2 Project, the work involves the construction of a new sewer pipe along the right-of-way from Fraser Highway to 57A Avenue, along a portion of 57A, along 200 Street from 57A to Michaud Crescent, then along the BC Hydro right-of-way to 53 Avenue. The project is part of MV's phased improvement strategy to ensure the long-term capacity and performance of the regional sanitary sewer conveyance system in the Langley area.
    For more information please visit the Metro Vancouver website.
     
    Download the Carvolth Trunk Sewer No. 2 Fact Sheet

    Planning Projects
    Nicomekl River Integrated Stormwater Management Plan

    The City of Langley and the Township of Langley are developing a long-term plan for protecting and improving watershed health in the upper Nicomekl River Watershed (east of 196th Street).

    Langley City Hall

    20399 Douglas Crescent   Langley  BC  V3A 4B3
    Phone 604 514 2800   Fax 604 530 4371

    Hours of operation:
    Monday -  Friday   8:30am  -  4:30pm

    In the event of an after-hours emergency (such as a water main break, flood or critical service disruption) standby operations personnel can be notified through Surrey Fire Dispatch at 604 534 3496