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May 14, 2019 Return to Headlines

Temporary Closure of West Side Stairs at Coquitlam Crunch

by Sarah Rossi |

COQUITLAM, B.C., May 10, 2019 The west set of stairs on the Coquitlam Crunch will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, for maintenance work.

The upper portion of the west set of stairs will remain closed on Thursday, May 16, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. as work continues. The pathway section between Lansdowne Drive and David Avenue will also be closed for the continuation of maintenance on May 16. Crunch users can detour by going around Landsdowne Drive to continue onto the trail.

While work takes place on the west set of stairs, the east side set of stairs will remain open as usual and can be used instead.

What Work Is Taking Place?

Preventative work will be undertaken, including vegetation control and stair maintenance. City crews will be blocking off the area of work with barriers and will have signage up informing the public of the closure.

About The Coquitlam Crunch

The Coquitlam Crunch is part of the City of Coquitlam’s trail system, which overall totals more than 90 kilometres and includes a portion of the Trans Canada Trail. The Coquitlam Crunch Trail is a popular local and regional hiking trail that features a 2.2-km climb with more than 240 metres in elevation change. During the busy summer months, the trail sees as many as 50,000 visits per month.

Find out more at www.coquitlam.ca/crunch

For information on other trails available in the City of Coquitlam, visit www.coquitlam.ca/trails

Media contact:

Brian Morley
Asset Coordinator, Infrastructure Maintenance