City Expert Says Capital Pointe Site Could Threaten Neighbouring Building

City Expert Says Capital Pointe Site Could Threaten Neighbouring Building

Arthur White-Crummey | Regina Leader-Post

Part of the Bregg Cleaners & Tailors building could fall victim to a shifting Capital Pointe site, according to an engineer called by the City of Regina.

Rob Kenyon testified Wednesday before a hearing of the Saskatchewan Building and Accessibility Standards Appeal Board, which is set to decide whether the city has the authority to fill in the excavation pit at the corner of Albert Street and Victoria Avenue.

He spoke the day after another expert, who was called by the site’s owner Westgate Properties, said the hole should hold up well until December. Kenyon came to a radically different conclusion.

“The site should be considered unsafe,” said Kenyon, who is manager of geotechnical engineering with KGS Group…(Read the full story)

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