Stanley Park Seawall closure "could last two weeks"

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      The Vancouver Park Board has announced that part of the Stanley Park Seawall will be closed today (February 16) until 2 p.m. after the latest storm.

      The park board announced the closure on its Facebook page, adding that the closure could last up to 14 days: 

      "A section on the Stanley Park seawall between Third Beach and Lions Gate Bridge will be closed for remediation beginning Feb. 16, 7:30 am to 2 pm, as a result of damage caused by the last storm. The closure could last two weeks. We apologize for any inconvenience."

      According to the info on the City of Vancouver website, the 1,000-acre Stanley Park, which opened in 1888, "is considered one of the top urban parks in the world with ancient cedars, wildlife, rainforest ecology, vibrant art and attractions, and a seawall path used by millions of walkers and cyclists a year."