That 3.5 billion dollar project that just seems to go ahead regardless of public input from Metro Vancouver or from other Mayors has just reached another (no pun intended) milestone-it’s out for preliminary construction work tender.
The Delta Optimist states that the contracts are for “site preparation in order to improve ground conditions for future lane widening.” One contract will be for the Delta side of the river-the other will be for the Richmond riverbank. All of this despite concerns regarding the soft river delta soil and environmental impacts. This land is part of the one per cent of alluvial soils that used to produce 86 per cent of the vegetables in British Columbia.
As the Delta Optimist states “Last week project director Geoff Freer made a presentation to Delta council to provide an update as well as reiterate many of the positives of the 10-lane bridge, which…
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