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Backgrounders

Active transportation – more than $1 million invested

  • Bulkley Stikine – shoulder-widening projects on side roads to improve the safety of people walking and cycling.
  • The Doig River Nation – shoulder widening to improve the pedestrian route leading to the community centre.
  • Prince George – shoulder widening on Chief Lake Road to add safety for pedestrians and cyclists.
  • The Saulteau First Nation – construction of walking paths from Crowfeathers Store to Fire Lake Campsite
  • Smithers–Telkwa area – Cycle 16 Trail improvements including design, signage, brush clearing and drainage work. 
  • Terrace – intermittent shoulder widening along Krumm Road.

Climate adaptation – more than $4 million invested

  • East of Stewart – produce and stockpile rip rap and complete preliminary design for future road grade changes to mitigate against flooding on Highway 37A.
  • Laxgalts’ap and Gingolx – install rip rap and various scour protection measures to mitigate against flooding of No Name Creek along Highway 113.
  • Skeena River – produce rip rap and place for erosion protection.
  • Sandspit (Haida Gwaii) – complete erosion protection at site along Alliford Bay Road.
  • Bell II – produce and stockpile material to complete future channel training and erosion protection works to protect Highway 37 against climate related events and Snowbank Creek flooding.
  • Haida Gwaii – produce and stockpile rip rap for erosion protection works.
  • Terrace – replace Mountain Creek culverts along 1 Avenue adjacent to Lakelse Lake.
  • Peace – repair damaged culvert to make Fraser Road passable and complete detailed design for future culvert replacement.
  • Hazelton – replace undersized culverts along Aldous Road.
  • Topley – complete design to replace undersized Watson Creek culvert along Highway 16.

Rural and Remote Communities – nearly $6 million invested

  • Bulkley-Stikine – brushing along Highway 37 and side roads.
  • Chetwynd – bridge maintenance on Honeymoon and Fisher Creek Bridges south of Chetwynd on Highway 97 north.
  • Fort George – pavement patching improvements at slide locations along Highways 16, 97 and sideroads in the Prince George area.
  • Fort George – rip-rap production in Prince George East Quarries for Highway 16.
  • Fort George – brushing along various Highway 16 and 97 corridors.
  • Hazelton – design and materials production for Ksan Slide in Old Hazelton.
  • Peace – brushing along various Highway corridors and side roads.
  • Prince George – base and culvert repairs, and gravelling along Discovery Road.
  • Prince George – Upper Fraser Road repairs and shoulder gravelling east of Prince George.
  • Regional – slide and washout repairs throughout the Bulkely-Stikine, Fort George and Peace regions.
  • Regional – repair of road base, surface, shoulders, ditching, culverts, erosion and minor slide sites resulting from ongoing flood events in McBride, Valemount and Tete Jaune.
  • Skeena – brushing along various Highway corridors.
  • Smithers – rip rap production and stockpiling in the Smithers area.
  • South of Dease Lake – slide and road repairs to Highway 37 at South Stikine Hill.
  • Telegraph Creek – gravel production for Telegraph Creek Road.