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Ride, Don’t Landslide: Keeping Rock and Debris off BC Highways

British Columbia is home to some of the most picturesque landscapes in Canada. But with large amounts of precipitation, lush vegetation and mountainous terrain, it’s also one of the most landslide-prone. In fact, one of the country’s largest recorded landslides occurred east of Hope in 1965. The landslide resulted in about 47 million cubic metres of rock stretching across three kilometres of Crowsnest BC Highway 3 (imagine 18,000 Olympic size swimming pools filled with rock and you’ve got the...

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