The City of Parksville says the contractor for the Temple Street upgrades will begin road reconstruction shortly.
The city said through a news release the work includes, but is not limited to: removal of the asphalt roadway surface, excavation and placement of new roadway materials, concrete curb and sidewalk preparation, pouring of concrete, asphalt surface paving and traffic line painting.
For safety reasons, the contractor has requested temporary road closures and detours around areas of reconstruction. However, local traffic access will be permitted on Temple Street for the duration of these works. Anticipated construction dates and road closure/local traffic only dates are:
• February 10 to April 3 — Chinook Avenue to Sanderson Road.
• February 23 to April 30 — Sanderson Road to Pym Street.
• March 10 to May 15 — Foster Drive to Pym.
If residents have questions or concerns, the city asks them to contact the engineering department (250-248-5412 or e-mail:
— NEWS Staff/City of Parksville