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August 2015

First Freight Train Travels through the West Vancouver Freight Access Rail Trench

The new rail entrance is part of a larger effort to relieve congestion.

The first freight train recently made its passage through the new West Vancouver Freight Access (WVFA) Rail Trench at the Port of Vancouver USA on 14 July 2015. The trench is part of the overall WVFA project at the Port aimed to improve rail movement on the BNSF Railway and Union Pacific Railroad mainlines. Read more about First Freight Train Travels through the West Vancouver Freight Access Rail Trench

Shoreline Restoration a Boon for Salmon and Beachcombers

Seahurst Park provides the public a salt water beach on the Puget Sound and views of the Olympic Mountains.

The Seahurst Park Phase II Shoreline Restoration has become the benchmark project in an ongoing effort to rehabilitate Puget Sound. In the latest of several awards, the project received the 2015 Local Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award for Ports and Waterways by the American Society of Civil Engineers, Seattle Section in June. Read more about Shoreline Restoration a Boon for Salmon and Beachcombers