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Accessible parking spaces added while major retrofit of West Parkade elevator underway

GUELPH, ON, February 8, 2012—Elevator #1 in the City’s West Parkade requires a major retrofit to ensure its continued safe operation. This elevator has been in use for 26 years and is near the end of its working life. The City will contract a qualified company to retrofit the elevator and this work is expected to be complete by June. “The City is very conscious of our responsibility to provide a safe, reliable and efficient elevator system to our customers” Allister McIlveen, Manager, Traffic and Parking Elevator #1 has been regularly maintained and repaired as needed. Built in 1985, the elevator’s original equipment has now reached its life expectancy and is due for a major retrofit. The elevator’s inner workings, including the engine and hydraulic… Continue reading Accessible parking spaces added while major retrofit of West Parkade elevator underway