Canadian Shipper


June 22, 2018

Feds to invest $167 million in road and rail infrastructure in Vancouver

Vancouver, BC — The Federal Government announced a major investment of $167 million for three projects that will see improvements to port and rail infrastructure in Vancouver. The first two projects are led by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, with investment from Canadian National Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway and include: improving the existing Thornton Rail Tunnel ventilation system so that trains can pass through the tunnel more frequently; improving the rail corridor by building 5.5 kilometres of track adjacent to the existing double-tracked corridor; designing and raising Douglas Road so it crosses over the existing Canadian National railway l corridor; building the Centennial Road overpass, a 600 metre-long, two-lane elevated viaduct structure; extending the existing two-lane Waterfront Road by 600