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TCH50: 10 Things You Don’t Know About the Trans-Canada Highway

TCH Sign

  If you’ve driven in Canada, chances are pretty good you’ve been on the Trans-Canada Highway at some point. Stretching from coast to coast, it’ll take you through all 10 provinces and show you some fantastic sites to see along the way (here are a few of our favorites). But as you’re travelling the Trans-Canada, have you found yourself wondering how it came to be? Or how many other vehicles are travelling the road with you? Well, we’d rather...

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3 Parts of B.C.’s Trans-Canada that would Knock Diefenbaker’s Socks Off

“This highway, may it serve to bring Canadians closer together. May it bring to all Canadians a renewed determination to individually do their part to make this nation greater and greater still, worthy of the destiny that the fathers of confederation had expected when, through their act of faith, they made it possible. And above all, I express the hope and the prayer today that this highway will always serve the cause of peace, that it will never hear...

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TranBC’s Fab Four: How We Prioritize the Projects We Do

How we choose BC Projects

Ever wondered how the people at the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure prioritize the road projects we do? The factors that shape our projects – whether we’re fixing up B.C. roads, bridges, guardrails, signs, ditches, culverts or adding anything new – boil down to our fabulous four: Safety – creating the best conditions possible for motorists to get from A to B without incident or harm. Supporting Economic Growth – responding to economic shifts to keep business and industry...

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What is B.C.’s Pacific Gateway and What Does it Mean to You?

Pacific Gateway Program

What’s the first thing that springs to your mind when you hear the phrase, “British Columbia is Canada’s pacific gateway“? Do you see British Columbia as a hub of transportation activity, with a network of boats, trains, planes and automobiles all working together seamlessly to transport people and goods across BC, Canada, and the US? We do. And since 2005 we’ve been working with other governments, ports, airports, rail lines, commercial haulers and other public and private stakeholders to...

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Maintenance by the Numbers Adds Up to Safer Roads

It’s winter, the snow’s falling, and you’re busy packing the car getting ready for your trip to visit friends and family for the holidays. Finally, you’re ready to head out and, as you wait for your windshield to defog, you notice the snow is starting to stick on the road. This better not impact your trip! Unfortunately, the weather can be unpredictable, but thankfully our maintenance contractors aren’t. They’re out there 24-hours a day, seven days a week, monitoring...

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