On Wednesday, a ground breaking ceremony launched the construction of River Parkway, a new transportation link that will aim to ease traffic flow in Richmond’s City Centre.
The $13.2 million project will extend River Parkway from Gilbert Road, along the old railway to Cambie near No. 3 roads. Completion of the project is expected by early 2020.
“The opening of River Parkway will provide a huge improvement to traffic flow throughout north Richmond,” said Mayor Malcolm Brodie.
“It will provide a great new option for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians travelling to and through the City Centre. It will also facilitate eventual development of the new Lulu Island Park, a major new 37-acre waterfront park along the Middle Arm that will serve residents, workers and tourists within the City Centre.” …