It was the most destructive wildfire in the province during the record-breaking 2017 wildfire season, covering 192,000 hectares at its peak. The Elephant Hill wildfire began south of Ashcroft, destroying more than 120 homes and
Line painting in BC has been evolving over the last decade since oil-based paints were discontinued by federal regulations in 2010, due to concerns around the environment and worker exposure to volatile organic compounds. We
An emergency can strike anywhere, anytime. Fortunately, we have two amazing emergency vehicles (AKA mobile incident command vehicles) to help us establish a more effective response when something threatens BC’s transportation network. Weather-related emergency events
Our new Automated Avalanche Detection System (AADS), has been gathering and delivering reliable, timely data that’s improving avalanche forecasting, shortening our response time, and helping to reduce closures while enhancing highway safety.
“Engineering” is a single word for many different forms of knowledge. “Transportation engineering” narrows it down a bit, but specializations branch out further still. There are approximately 210 staff members in our Engineering Services Branch,