BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure | Queensborough Bridge Fender Repair​

May 16, 2023

Project status
Permit issued

On July 11, 2023, a project permit was issued to the BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (“the applicant”) to complete timber fender repairs at the North and South piers of the Queensborough Bridge in New Westminster, B.C. over federal waters managed by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority.

The project was approved subject to 33 permit conditions the applicant must meet to ensure the project does not result in significant adverse environmental effects.

About the project

The Project consists of the following activities:  

  • Replacement of treated planks  
  • Replacement of steel plates   
  • Rebuilt of the downstream nose frame at the South Pier, which will include new timber piles  

Works will be completed using a marine spud derrick equipped with a vibratory and/or drop hammer. All removed timbers will be sent to licensed disposal facilities.  

Contact information
For questions regarding the Project and Environmental Review of the proposed project, or to get in touch with our team, please contact us by email or phone at 604.665.9047.

Please note, when receiving public feedback as part of the PER process, the port authority may collect your personal information, i.e., your name, contact information and personal views and opinions, to inform the PER process for a proposed project. Your personal information may be disclosed to third parties, such as our tenants, in order for them to respond directly to you or help inform our response. You are entitled to submit a complaint to the Privacy Commissioner office here.