Nisga’a Highway project to enhance safety
Construction crews will start work next week to repave two sections of the Nisga’a Highway (Highway 113), making the drive safer and smoother for people travelling along these stretches.
Two segments on Nisga’a Highway will receive a 40-millimetre asphalt overlay. The first segment will be a 13-kilometre stretch between Wesach Creek Bridge and Big Cedar Creek Bridge. The second will cover 16 kilometres from the Lava Lake Information Kiosk to the Nass Triangle.
Highway 113 provides paved access to the settlements of the Nisga’a Nation, starting at Highway 16 west of Terrace, running 168 kilometres until ending at Gingolx.
This project also includes first-time paving of 700 metres of Hubert Street in Gingolx, currently a gravel road, which is in partnership with the Gingolx Village Government.
This project represents a combined government investment of nearly $5 million: $4.8 million from the B.C. government and $180,000 from the Gingolx Village Government.
The ministry is working closely with the contactor, Peters Bros Construction Ltd., the Gingolx Village Government, and WorkSafeBC to ensure health and safety are maintained for all workers on site.
Provincial construction sites have protocols and policies in place following the requirements of the provincial health officer to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. These measures include physical distancing and other protocols to ensure worker and public safety.
Once the project begins, drivers can expect minor delays and, at times, single lane, alternating traffic. The ministry appreciates people’s patience during this resurfacing work. Drivers are reminded to obey construction zone speed limits and the direction of traffic control personnel.
Updates on delays and closures are available online: DriveBC.ca or @DriveBC on Twitter.
For active highway and infrastructure projects in northern B.C., visit: https://news.gov.bc.ca/17700
For travel precautions due to COVID-19, visit: http://ow.ly/jBGu50yVMRO
For more information on resurfacing methods: https://www.tranbc.ca/2012/08/01/smooth-move-3-common-ways-to-resurface-b-c-highways/
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