New Westminster Secondary School Replacement Project Notification of Site Fencing and Geotechnical Investigation

We are now moving into the construction phase for the New Westminster Secondary School Replacement Project. As part of site preparation for building the new school, the contractor Graham Design Builders LP will be installing site fencing and conducting additional geotechnical test investigations to better understand the soil and earth conditions on the site.

Geotechnical Investigation Procedure

  • Investigation of 24 test areas
  • All tests to be completed with a small excavator
  • Each test will take around 20 minutes

 What to Expect

  • Site fencing will be installed prior to testing
  • Small equipment will be used
  • No street closures will be required

 Start: Week of March 12, 2018

Estimated Duration of Investigation: 2 days

Work Hours: Monday to Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

To learn more about the NWSS Replacement Project, please visit If you have any questions about the project or would like to sign up for construction updates, please email

 Thank you,

NWSS Replacement Project Team


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