Crews were on scene, along 200th Street near 50th Avenue, Thursday morning, preparing for the bridge retrofit expected to start next week. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance)

LANGLEY COMMUTER ALERT: 200th Street bridge work begins Monday

A section of 200th Street, south of 53rd Avenue, will be under construction for two-plus months.

Work is set to begin Monday on a two-and-a-half-month long rehabilitation and upgrades to the 200th Street bridge that spans the Nicomekl River.

Seismic 2000 Construction, the prime contractor, has been hired to oversee the City of Langley project, project coordinator Dave Lammer explained in a notice to residents and businesses in the vicinity.

Traffic will be reduced to single lane in each direction, Lammers explained. Southbound lanes will be closed while the work is being done on that side, then the closure will switch to northbound lanes.

The project is expected to begin July 24, and be completed by Oct. 2, and is specific to the bridge south of 53rd Avenue.

“The scope of work includes removal and install concrete deck overlay, substructure concrete repairs, asphalt paving,” he said.

Part of the notice was a call out for motorists to respect construction zone speed limits, but it was also an opportunity to

During the same time period, the City is also conducting watermain work along 200th Street, south of the bridge.

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