Masset demolition to continue

  • Apr. 9, 2014 10:00 a.m.

The Greater Massett Development Corporation expects to begin tearing down the remaining military buildings in Masset in about two weeks.”Right now, we’re in negotiations with Old Massett to direct award the demolition of the barracks, mess and rec centre. We expect that will take a couple weeks and then demolition will start,” said Masset mayor Andrew Merilees.Demolition will begin at the barracks closest to the old hospital site and work counter-clockwise to the remaining buildings.”The plan is if we can start by the beginning of May, we can have everything completed by October 1,” Mr. Merilees said, “Of course this is fluid, and could change depending on ferry deliveries and weather.”There was no representation from the group planning to save the pool at GMDC’s last meeting on in March, he said, so its demolition will go on as planned.GMDC intends to keep the walkway and retaining wall that border the field.”We’re working with Haida Gwaii Rec on a plan that will see some outdoor recreation equipment go into that area,” Mr. Merilees said.

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