Hello. My name is British Columbia Smart Infrastructure Monitoring System. My developers call me BC SIMS. My job is to constantly monitor seismic activity across Canada (as well as Washington, Oregon and Alaska) and report
Bridges. Tunnels. Overpasses. Many of us count on them daily to cross over (and under) rivers and other tricky spots without even really thinking about the details that go into designing and maintaining these structures.
If you’ve driven in British Columbia, chances are pretty good you’ve been on the Trans-Canada Highway. It’s the primary east-west connection through our beautiful province, our main gateway to the rest of Canada, and a
TMC agents work 24/7 to share current highway information with BC motorists via DriveBC and DriveBC’s nine Twitter accounts, and on message signs across BC. They’re also a lifeline to avalanche control colleagues working in remote locations.