Friday, June 21, 2013

Olsen Road Press Release

Subject: 2013-06-21 Press Release - Olsen Road Watermain Upgrade

Immediate Release
Construction Update – Friday, June 21, 2013 as of 2:00 pm

Upgrades to the Olsen Road Watermain will begin on Monday June 24th. There will be traffic interruptions and no parking along Olsen Road during construction, but the road will remain open. Water service interruptions will be kept to a minimum and 48 hours notice provided. This project is scheduled to be completed by July 15, 2013.

The upgrade includes installations of new hydrants and service connections. This project is funded through Property Value Tax Levies and the Small Community Investment Fund. The work is being completed by David Stalker Excavating of Ladysmith B.C.

The project area has been identified as culturally sensitive. An Archaeologist and cultural scanners will be onsite at all times examining the soil for culturally significant artifacts. Significant findings will be kept on site until a transportation permit is issued.

The District appreciates your patience during construction.

Media Contact

Bob Schantz
Manager of Public Works and Building Inspection
The District of Tofino
(T) 250 725-4212