City cordons off Powell River Public Library area due to safety concerns

City of Powell River has cordoned off the front of Powell River Public Library due to public safety issues with the building’s exterior brick façade.

A few pieces of brick have fallen off, resulting in a risk to the public, according to a media release at 4:15 pm on Wednesday, August 14.

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The city has restricted access to a large area in front of the library while city crews who are on scene address the situation and determine a solution.

Access to the front entrance will be maintained but bicycle racks and benches are off limits.

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