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Last Update: December 7, 2005

Highway 1, 192nd Street West-facing Ramps Project, Surrey

Highway 1, North Shore Improvements Project,
North Vancouver

Highway 10, 164th Street to 172nd Street, Serpentine River Bridge: Construction
Ruskin Construction Ltd. of Prince George has been awarded a $1.8-million contract to construct a two-lane bridge parallel and to the north of the existing Serpentine River Bridge. Work is expect to be completed in November 2005.

This project is part of the Border Infrastructure Program, a joint federal-provincial program to improve the movement of goods and people to and from the Lower Mainland border crossings. For more information go to: http://www.bip.gov.bc.ca/

Questions about this project should be directed to Gregg Singer, Director, 250-953-4941.

Highway 10, Railway Right-of-Way: Preload
Delta Aggregates Ltd. of Richmond have been awarded an $8-million contract to place granular material as preload to compact existing soft soils in preparation for the future relocation of the rail line. This preparatory work is expected to be completed in the fall of 2006.

This project is part of the Border Infrastructure Program, a joint federal-provincial program to improve the movement of goods and people to and from the Lower Mainland border crossings. For more information go to: http://www.bip.gov.bc.ca/

Questions about this project should be directed to Alex Izzett, P.Eng., Project Manager, 604-438-5311.

Highway 15, 57th Avenue to 68A Avenue: Construction
A $12.2-million contract has been awarded to B&B Contracting Ltd. of Surrey to widen the urban Cloverdale section of Highway 15 (176th Street) to improve highway safety and increase traffic capacity. The project is expected to be completed in June 2006.

This project is part of the Border Infrastructure Program, a joint federal-provincial program to improve the movement of goods and people to and from the Lower Mainland border crossings. For more information go to: http://www.bip.gov.bc.ca/

Questions about this project should be directed to Randy Sawyer, Project Manager, at 604-576-3103.

Highway 15, Roger Pierlet Bridge: Design/Build
West Shore Constructors Ltd. of North Vancouver has been awarded a $8.5-million contract to construct a two-lane concrete bridge parallel to the west side of the existing bridge. The bridge will accommodate the relocation of the rail line from the intersection of highways 10 and 15 to run under the new bridge. The new bridge will add two lanes to carry southbound traffic. Construction of the new bridge is expected to be completed in July 2006.

This is a Border Infrastructure Program Project, a jointly funded federal-provincial initiative to improve the movement of goods and services to and from border crossings.

Questions about this project should be directed to Randy Sawyer, Project Manager, The Focus Corporation at 250-474-1151.

Highway 4, Sutton River Bridge #1 to Wall Creek Bridge: Resurfacing
Okanagan Aggregates Ltd. of Armstrong has been awarded a $3.3-million contract for resurfacing, shoulder work, guardrail replacement and signage upgrades over four sections on Highway 4 west of Port Alberni, between Sutton Bridge #1 and Wally Creek Bridge. The work on a total of 8.9 km will be completed in mid-September, weather permitting.

Questions about this project should be directed to Brian Lee, Project Manager, 604-660-8078.

Highway 7, Harrison River Bridge: Deck Replacement
Western Versatile Construction Corp. of Langley has been awarded a $6.7-million contract to replace the deck on the 314-metre long Harrison River Bridge on Highway 7, between Harrison Mills and Agassiz. Harrison River Bridge was constructed in 1956. Single-lane alternating traffic will be in effect. Work is expected to be completed in March 2007.

Questions about this project should be directed to Val Fabick, Project Manager, at 604-775-2666.

Highway 7, Silverdale/McLean: Construction
An $9.4-million contract has been awarded to B & B Contracting Ltd. of Surrey to widen Lougheed Highway 7, from 285th Street to Silverdale/McLean, a distance of about 3.5 km, to four lanes. Highway 7 is a “Disaster Response Route” and serves as a detour route for the Trans Canada Highway. The project is expected to be completed in August 2006.

Questions about this project should be directed to Valerie Fabick, Project Manager, at 604-775-2666.

Highway 91A, Howes Street Interchange Phase 2: Construction
A $3.5-milllion contract has been awarded to West Shore Constructors Ltd. of North Vancouver to construct a four-lane overpass structure over Howes Street on Highway 91A in New Westminster. Work is expected to be completed April 2006.

This project is part of the Border Infrastructure Program, a joint federal-provincial program to improve the movement of goods and people to and from the Lower Mainland border crossings. For more information, go to http://www.bip.gov.bc.ca/

Questions about this project should be directed to Tom Lowe, Project Manager, at 604-294-9233.

Highway 91A, Queensborough Bridge: Modifications
Kingston Construction Ltd. of Surrey has been awarded a $10.8-million contract to replace the sidewalks and install median barrier on the Queensborough Bridge in New Westminster. Work is expected to be completed in May 2006.

This project is part of the Border Infrastructure Program, a joint federal-provincial program to improve the movement of goods and people to and from the Lower Mainland border crossings. For more information go to: http://www.bip.gov.bc.ca/

Questions about this project should be directed to Tom Lowe, Project Manager at Associated Urban Consultants, 604-294-9322.

Highway 99, George Massey Tunnel: Seismic Safety Retrofit
Kenaidan Contracting Ltd. of Mississauga, Ontario has been awarded a $18.7-million contract to provide a structural seismic safety retrofit of the George Massey Tunnel and well as minor improvements for the Rice Mill Road bridge. Work will begin in September and be completed in the summer of 2006. The tunnel opened to the public in 1959.

Questions about this project should be directed to David Mintak, Project Manager at 604-660-0390.

Highway 99 South, Westminster Highway Underpass to 80th Avenue: Resurfacing
A $1.4-million contract has been awarded to Imperial Paving Ltd. of Burnaby to resurface various sections totaling 10 km of Highway 99, between Westminster Highway Underpass to 80th Avenue. Work will be done at night and is expected to be completed in late October, weather permitting.

Questions about this project should be directed to Brian Lee, Project Manager, 604-660-8078.

Kye Bay Wall, Kye Bay Road, Comox Valley: Replacement
Sparker Construction Ltd. of Victoria has been awarded a $700,571 contract to construct a 220-metre long metal bin wall to replace the aging timber pile retaining wall along a steep section of Key Bay Road. Work is expected to be completed in October 2005.

Questions about this project should be directed to Matt Choquette, Project Manager, 604-660-8235.

Lions Gate Bridge: Coating
A $21-million contract has been awarded to Certified Coatings of California, Inc. of Concord, California to recoat the Lions Gate Bridge above the splash zone, including the steel towers, north viaduct and other components. Work will be completed in the summer of 2006.

Questions about this project should be directed to Gar Lee, Project Manager at 604-660-3624.

Malahat Route Study

Miller Drainage: Installation
A $124,400 contract has been awarded to Brunnell Construction Ltd. of Victoria to install a 330-metre pipe system on Miller Road in the Duncan area to reduce potential for flooding and maintenance costs. The project is expected to be completed in July 2005.

Questions about this project should be directed to Bob Webb, Project Manager, at 250-952-4491.

Old Hope Princeton Way: Construction
Martens Asphalt Ltd. of Chilliwack has been awarded a $2.65-million contract to upgrade a 1.8-km section of Old Hope Princeton Way between Water Avenue and Robertson Crescent in the District of Hope. Work is being in partnership with the District of Hope and includes adding a centre two-way left-turn lane, bike paths, curb and gutter with sidewalk, drainage and lighting improvements. Work is expected to be completed in October 2005, weather permitting.

Questions about this project should be directed to Gar Lee, Project Manager, at 604-660-3624.

Nordic Centre Access Roads: Construction
An $11.9-million contract has been awarded to Murrin Construction Ltd. of North Vancouver to construct a road to the Whistler Nordic Centre in the Callaghan Valley. Motorists can expect 20-minute delays Monday to Saturday during daylight hours and two-hour closures between 10 a.m. and noon and 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Work is expected to be completed Sept. 30, 2007.