7th Avenue Greenway

Family of four cycling in Mission.
Type
Engineering
Address
7th Avenue

On-Site Work Update June 6, 2024:

The project is substantially complete and is now in the warranty period. The planter boxes were placed on May 21, and the Parks Department will complete planting over the next few weeks. 

Construction Timeline

The City of Mission has awarded GPM Civil Contracting Inc. a construction contract to construct safety and roadway improvements. Construction is scheduled to begin the week of January 2023 and is anticipated to wrap up by August 2023, weather permitting.

Click here to view the 7th Avenue Project Design 

Based on your feedback, and technical analysis, the project team completed the design for a 6.5 km mobility route that will provide a safe and convenient space for people who want more choice in how they move around the City for community health and leisure – whether they walk cycle, skateboard, rollerblade, or use strollers or other mobility aids.

The 7th Avenue Greenway is being developed as part of the City’s commitment to providing convenient and safe mobility options and making it easier for people of all ages and abilities to walk, wheel, or cycle.

The greenway extends the existing East Mission Heritage Greenway and will provide a continuous connection from Wren Street in the west to Dewdney Trunk Road in the east. The greenway includes three segments, with the design process focusing on the east and west segments.

The City of Mission has also received a generous British Columbia Active Transportation Infrastructure grant and construction will be underway in 2023 for Phase One from Grand Street to Heritage Park. At completion, this greenway will provide a continuous connection from Wren Street in the west to Dewdney Trunk Road in the east.

  • West Segment: 7th Avenue between Wren Street and Fraser River Heritage Park
  • Existing Segment: Existing pathways within Fraser River Heritage Park (no changes planned)
  • East Segment: Residential streets between Fraser River Heritage Park and Dewdney Trunk Road
The corridor was selected based on its direct and relatively flat east-west connection across the District and proximity to schools, parks, community facilities, and commercial businesses.