Robert Service Way to stay closed for at least three more weeks, say city officials

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Robert Service Way will remain closed for at least another three weeks as the city prepares to build a sheet pile wall as a temporary measure to make sure another landslide doesn’t cross the thoroughfare, city officials said Thursday.

“[Building the wall] will give us some risk-reduction measures to allow us to get in there and remove the debris and shortly after that, open the road to the public,” said Michael Abbott, the city’s acting manager of engineering services.

Abbott said the sheet pile wall is made by connecting corrugated steel sheets together and driving them into the ground at a ratio of three metres for every metre of material above ground.

It will

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