Construction to expand the Phil and Jennie Gaglardi Surgical Centre at VGH is on schedule and we can look forward to opening our new perioperative suite in January 2021. To support this work, a crane will be installed over the weekend, necessitating partial closure of Laurel Street.
The road closure will be in effect Friday, August 23, at 6 pm to Sunday, August 25, at 7 pm.
The Diamond Centre parkade and drop-off/pick-up loop will remain accessible to vehicles from 12th Avenue only.
The west sidewalk will remain open for pedestrians the full length of Laurel Street between 10th and 12th Avenues. For everyone's safety, we ask cyclists to walk their bikes should they choose to use the west sidewalk to travel between 10th and 12th.
The Laurel Street entrance to Jim Pattison Pavilion will remain accessible.
Please refer to the map below depicting the Laurel Street closure in effect at 6 pm Friday, August 23. Traffic control flaggers will be onsite to help with directions.
caption: During the road closure, vehicles will be unable to access Laurel Street from W. 10th Avenue
Thank you for your understanding as we build the future of surgery at VGH.