July 30, 2012
BEL Contracting wins $2M Evergreen Line contract
Bel Contracting of Port Moody, British Columbia has been awarded a $2 million contract for work to prepare for the relocation of railway tracks for the Evergreen Line.
The railway tracks in Port Moody will be relocated to accommodate a portion of the Evergreen Line guideway adjacent to Clarke Street, from Queens Street to Mary Street.
Rail service will continue without major interruption.
Work will begin in August and will include relocation of utilities, realignment of Columbia Street adjacent to the tracks and construction of a gravel base for the relocated tracks. Completion of the project is expected to be in 2013.
The Evergreen Line will provide rapid transit for the communities of Port Moody and Coquitlam and is scheduled to open in the summer of 2016.
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