City of Port Moody to host information session on Murray Street Upgrades Project May 16
The City of Port Moody will host an information session at the Old Mill Boathouse (2715 Esplanade Street) on Thursday, May 16, 2019 from 4 to 7pm to provide information and answer questions about the Murray Street Upgrades Project.
The Murray Street Upgrades Project will begin in September 2019, with an anticipated completion date of June 2020. The project will include the following improvements:
- a new traffic signal on Moody Street at the Murray Street intersection;
- traffic signals with pedestrian-activated crossings at the east and west entrances to the Rocky Point Park parking lot;
- a new multi-use path along the south side of the 2700-block of Murray Street to accommodate pedestrians and cyclists;
- a new multi-use path along the north side of the 2800-block of Murray Street (adjacent to Rocky Point Park) to accommodate pedestrians and cyclists;
- modifications to the layout of, and access to, the Rocky Point Park parking lot;
- improvements to the landscaping features around the Port Moody Station Museum; and
- replacement of an aging watermain along Murray Street.
At the May 16 information session, City staff will be available to answer questions on the project design, anticipated construction timeline, and traffic management strategies. Interested residents or business owners who are unable to attend can find more information and a feedback form online at portmoody.ca/murraystreet.
The Murray Street Upgrades Project, identified as a priority in the City’s master transportation plan, will improve safety and accessibility for pedestrians, cyclists, and drivers, and make it more comfortable and convenient for people to use sustainable methods of transportation. This project is jointly funded by the City and TransLink.