District of Saanich
The St. Vincent De Paul Society developed the rear portion of their site located at the corner of West Saanich Road and Quadra Street, in the District of Saanich, to provide a women’s and family shelter. The development included a 38-unit multi-family residential building and eight townhouses, as well as, a new parking area, fire lane, and play ground.
The project was designed and constructed for women and families escaping violence and poverty.
Westbrook Consulting Ltd. was engaged by the St. Vincent de Paul Society as the civil engineer to design and inspect the relocation of a municipal storm drain (to eliminate trespass on the subject property), grading, provision of site services (including a sanitary lift station), as well as frontage works along West Saanich Road and Quadra Street.
Challenges of the projected included ensuring smooth coordination between the various offsite governing authorities, including the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, District of Saanich, Fortis BC, and BC Hydro.
The project was completed in the spring of 2017.