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Birch Building stairwell

Location: North Vancouver Campus

Impacts of interruption: Contractors working at Purcell Woods VR-329 will be blocking-off parking spaces along this stretch of road for three months beginning on February 17.

Scope of work: Excavation work will be taking place across from Parking Lot 3 on Skeena Road

Construction period: February 17 to mid-March 2021

Contact: Facilities services ext. 4963

Location: Birch Building

Impacts of interruption: Facilities advises that meetings and classes should be held away from this area to avoid potential noise disruption.

Scope of work: Loud jackhammering and scraping will be occurring daily on the Birch Building roof.

Construction period: Until March 31, 2021

Contact: Kenny Fung, facilities project management ext. 7354

Location: Library Building

Impacts of interruption: While parts of the Library Building remain open, some areas will be closed for the duration of the construction period. Signage will be posted around the building. Please note the following:

  • You may have to use other washroom facilities or find alternate entrances, exits and routes around campus during this time.
  • Noisy and disruptive work may take place during the day. Construction will adhere to the District of North Vancouver's noise bylaws.
  • The drop-in computer/printer lab has been relocated to the Library Building, room LB316. It will be open 8 a.m.–7 p.m., Monday to Friday.
  • The bike storage area will be inaccessible throughout the duration of this project. Please use alternate locations.

Scope of work: To replace the 1973 section of the Library Building façade, including work to replace the original exterior walls and windows. Once complete, the retrofitted Library Building façade will:

  • Increase thermal comfort for students and employees studying and working in the building
  • Decrease campus energy consumption and reduce GHG emissions 
  • Extend the overall life of the building

Construction period: Work to be completed from January 21, 2021 to late summer 2021.

Contact: Kenny Fung, facilities project management ext. 7354

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Associate Director, Planning and Project

Kenny Fung
604 986 1911, ext. 7354