Avalanche Team Welcomes New Members with a Boom

February 21, 2019
Avalanche Team Welcomes New Members with a Boom

Picture these cute Star Wars-looking devices standing guard on the cliffs above, as you drive along the western end of Highway 16. They’re watching over motorists (just like we are) and are ready to (upon our command) remove snow from above to keep you travelling safely to your destination.

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A Day in the Life of a District Manager

February 5, 2019
A Day in the Life of a District Manager

If you’ve ever reached out to your local Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure district office about an issue, there’s a good chance you’ve talked to one of our district managers. The District Manager, Transportation (also known as the DMT),...

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Why Slow Down if No Workers at Construction Site?

January 23, 2019
Why Slow Down if No Workers at Construction Site?

Have you ever driven through a signed construction speed zone with no workers in sight and thought, “Why the heck do I have to slow down if there’s nothing happening?” It’s a question we get now and again on...

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Hydroseeding – What’s up with the Weird Green Stuff?

January 15, 2019
protecting environment in BC

Passing through new construction, you may have noticed an odd greenish-grey-coloured coating, alongside the road. What is that weird-looking stuff?  And why is it there? The answer is – hydroseeding – a mix of grass seed, mulch, fertilizer, water...

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Kickstart Your Career: Apply to be a 2019 EIT or TELP

December 21, 2018

 *UPDATE* We’ve updated this blog post to reflect the 2019 intake. Please note this if reviewing the comments. Recent grad? Now is your chance to get that career started. The Engineer-in-Training Program (EIT) and our Technician-Entry-Level Program (TELP)...

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Everything You Need to Know About Travel Advisories on BC Highways

December 20, 2018

Ministry staff and our highway maintenance contractors work around the clock to keep travellers on BC highways moving safely, but sometimes extreme weather (or other emergency conditions) create special circumstances that can pose challenges for motorists.  When that happens...

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Cheers to 15 Years of Helping Fish and Wildlife Find their Way

December 14, 2018
wilfred hwy 19a bridge fish salvage

We spend a lot of our time working on ways to keep folks safe and sound while travelling BC Highways. Did you know that we also spend a great deal of time looking for ways to help fish, fowl...

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