FIBRE OPTIC LINE INSTALL UPDATE -SLOCAN VALLEY RAIL TRAIL
NOTICE OF WORK: Week of May 25
Crews and equipment will be installing conduit and cable vaults in the following locations:
The Slocan Valley Rail Trail junction at Slocan Rd South Trail and Harold Street (approximately 200m work zone)
The paved portion of the Slocan Valley Rail Trail between South Slocan Village Road and Frog Peak Café (approximately 4km work zone)
Trails users are encouraged to avoid travelling in these areas and should obey all posted signage. No work will be occurring over the long weekend.
Construction of the Slocan Valley Fibre Optic Backbone project is taking place this summer on the rail trail from the Playmor Junction to the Village of Slocan. The work is being performed by a direction drill and vibratory plow that will bury conduit within the rail trail corridor. Every Friday the contractor will be providing us with a post on the construction schedule for the coming week and advise which sections of the trail will be impacted.
This Connecting BC project is funded by local governments, the Province of BC and Columbia Basin Trust.