The City of Vancouver says the first phase of the Broadway Subway project has been delayed to early 2026 due to a strike last June.
“A five-week strike in June 2022 affected the concrete supply in the Lower Mainland, which affected the start of tunnel boring,” the city said in a news release Thursday.
“The overall schedule for project completion has been moved from late 2025 into early 2026,” reads the statement.
The 5.7-kilometre extension of the Millennium SkyTrain line will eventually connect the False Creek flats with the Mount Pleasant, Fairview/South Granville, and Kitsilano neighbourhoods.
A worker looks on as the first of two tunnel-boring machines carving out Vancouver’s new Broadway Subway Line gets set for launch.
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