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Richmond showcases 2021 capital projects highlights online

By Richmond Sentinel

Published 2:44 PDT, Mon May 3, 2021

New transportation initiatives, critical upgrades and building improvements are just a few of the interesting City of Richmond capital projects people can explore without leaving the comfort of their home.

Richmond’s virtual 2021 capital projects highlights allows residents to view the many on-going and upcoming capital projects from any digital device.

The public is invited to visit http://bit.ly/RmdCp21 to explore some of the major projects that will advance the Council Strategic Plan including sustainability and safety while building a stronger, more resilient community.

Last year, the capital projects highlights replaced the well-attended, in-person capital projects open house at city hall expanding access to thousands more visitors.  This year’s online highlights are once again sharing information through LetsTalkRichmond.ca and the city’s geographic information system.

Visitors can interact with Richmond’s capital project maps by searching through clickable links to specific projects. Simply click on the projects of interest and a concise summary appears with photos and/or video.

Projects are categorized into five sections: transportation, parks, engineering and public works, buildings and public art (associated with capital projects). Visitors can find key information and ask questions online until May 30, or contact the project lead directly to find out more about specific highlights or the city’s capital project strategy.

Projects highlighted include:

Engineering and Public Works

• Dike Upgrades

• Watermain Installations

• District Energy Utility Expansion

Parks

• Minoru Lakes Renewal

• Alexandra Neighbourhood Park

• Three new Community Gardens

Transportation

• Traffic Intersection Video Camera Program

• Top 20 Collision-Prone Intersections

• Walkways and Multi-Use Pathways

Buildings

• Hamilton Community Centre

• Minoru Arenas

• Steveston Community Centre

Public Art associated with capital projects throughout the City at:

• Pump Stations

• Fire Halls

• Recreation Facilities

Visit http://bit.ly/RmdCp21 to get started.

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