Douglas College is raising the level of service for visitors, staff and students with upgrades to one of the New Westminster parkade elevator.
As of May 1, the parkade elevator located on the south side of the College will be out of service as it undergoes a major replacement, including an upgrade from hydraulic to a traction-cable lift system that will improve reliability and speed. The project is slated for completion on Sept. 18.
Noisy work will be completed during afterhours and some minor noises, such as drilling, might be heard during the day.
For elevator access from the parkade while repairs are underway, park on Level P1 and use the North Elevator (access from P1 to level 4) or the 0600 elevator (access from P1 to level 1). All stairs will be open for use during this project.
Additional accessible parking stalls will be added on P1.
Douglas College apologizes for any inconvenience and appreciates your patience during this project.
May 1-14: Removal of existing elevators
May 1-July 15: Hoarding installation and elevator shaft changes
July 16-Sept. 15: New elevator installation
Sept. 18: Approximate completion date