Vancouver Fraser Port Authority | Wild Duck Inn-Pub Inc. – Site cleanup

August 23, 2022

Project status
Permit issued

On September 30, 2022, a project permit was issued to the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (Applicant) to develop Wild Duck Inn-Pub Inc. – Site cleanup, at the water lot fronting Holland Avenue located adjacent to the Pitt River Bridge, Port Coquitlam, British Columbia on federal lands/federal lands and water managed by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority.

The project was approved subject to 34 permit conditions the permit holder must meet to ensure the project does not result in significant adverse environmental effects.

About the project

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority will complete a site cleanup at the water lot fronting Holland Avenue, Port Coquitlam and located adjacent to the Pitt River Bridge. The site cleanup will consist of:

  • Installation of a silt curtain around the project area to contain floating debris throughout the length of the Project
  • Removal and disposal of two (2) small vessels, wooden walkways, approximately thirty-two (32) broken sections of floating dock, and miscellaneous debris with a clamshell bucket and crane on a spud barge
    • The wooden access walkway and debris on the foreshore will be removed by hand at low tide
  • Removal of approximately fifteen (15) treated timber piles
  • Demolition and removal of one (1) float house and one (1) semi-submerged scow
  • Removal of floating debris
  • Disposal of debris by flat scow or similar to appropriate upland disposal sites

The Project will be completed using a marine spud-derrick and scow. All materials will be removed from the site via barge, transferred to trucks, and taken to an approved facility for disposal. All equipment will have spill containment kits. The works are anticipated to be completed within 10 days, during standard construction hours. All works will be completed during the window of least risk for the Fraser River.

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.