Blasting: Bear Mountain Parkway at Flint Avenue
February 12, 2021
Description of work: Drilling and Blasting for Westview Phase 3, 4, and 5 on Bear Mountain Parkway and Flint Avenue, Langford, BC. Commencement Date: ongoing since November 1, 2020.
Estimated Duration of project: approximately 12 months. Hours of Operation: Drilling and blasting will take place Monday through Saturday between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Methods used to safeguard life and property: The blast locations have proper blasting signage at all appropriate locations surrounding the sites. At Westview Phase 5, flaggers are used to shut down Bear Mountain Parkway. All other contractors in the area are notified prior to each blast. Please note there are no living structures within 300 metres of the blasting operations at these sites.
For each blast, there will be the following blasting signals:
- Before the blast: 12 short whistle blows at one second intervals.
- A two minute pause.
- Blast detonated.
- A one 5 second whistle indicated the area is all clear.
Little Rock Drilling & Blasting stringently adheres to all operational and safety standards and protocols.
Little Rock Drilling and Blasting Ltd.