Information on how our Highways Department and maintenance contractors work to keep our roads safe during floods and freshet season, monitoring conditions, informing the public and repairing any damage.
It was an event unlike anything we’ve ever experienced here in the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. When an atmospheric river brought an unprecedented amount of rain to the province in November 2021 – BC
Ever heard the old adage: “April Showers bring May flowers”? Well, depending on where you live in BC, spring showers don’t just bring flowers, they can also bring freshet (rapid snowpack melt and overwhelmed stream
Simply put, a hydrotechnical engineer’s job is all just water under the bridge. British Columbia rivers are dynamic and powerful systems that move large amounts of water, sediment, woody debris and ice from our
It was an epic rainstorm and a marathon recovery…but things have firmed up nicely in the Peace. After massive rainfalls damaged more than 140 roads in the Peace Region this summer, the highway system is