Crews work on the Highway 1 on-ramp and embankment construction as part of the Lower Lynn Improvement Project in North Vancouver.
Ministry of Transportation / PNG
A section of Highway 1 in North Vancouver will be closed for several nights for demolition of the Old Mountain Highway Overpass.The demolition is part of the Lower Lynn Improvement Project to ease congestion on the North Shore, according to the Ministry of Transportation.Starting on Saturday, Highway 1 will be closed between the Lynn Valley and Fern Street exits overnight. The ministry says detour routes will be in place.The ministry says residents may be affected by noise caused by demolition equipment. It adds that it is making “every effort to complete this work as quickly and safely as possible” to minimize disturbances.The following dates and times are scheduled for night work:April 27-28 – 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. May 3-5 – 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. The ministry says the Lower Lynn Improvement Project will shorten commute times and improve safety for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists on the North Shore.Cost of the Lower Lynn project, which also includes upgrades to the Keith Road/Seymour Parkway Interchange, the Main Street/Dollarton Highway Interchange, and Lynn Creek, is estimated at $198 million.Funding for the project is being provided by the B.C. government and the District of North Vancouver.firstname.lastname@example.org