Paving underway across Vanderhoof’s downtown core

Paving work being completed on Burrard Avenue on June 3. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Vanderhoof downtown core will see better roads through provincial grants that were provided to the district of Vanderhoof. More information on that will be made available, once the district provides the Omineca Express with the information. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)
Shown is the overpass opposite Vanderhoof’s Hill Stop Truck & Car Wash. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

Vanderhoof’s downtown core will continue to see paving being done until June 12.

Work started June 1, and will continue until June 12, which is subject to changes, said Lori Egli, Chief Administrative Officer.

As of June 4, Recreation Avenue is closed and traffic is being diverted.

The roadworks contract was awarded to LaFarge Canada Inc. on May 15, 2020, Egli said.

As per the District of Vanderhoof’s Facebook page, here is what the roadworks schedule will look like:

  • June 4: Recreation Avenue
  • June 5: Ryley & 2nd Street
  • June 8-10: Burrard Avenue
  • June 11: Recreation Avenue
  • June 12: Ryley & 2nd Street

In terms of road capital, the district has planned to spend $3,762,000 on six projects this year.

For Asphalt Paving, the district is spending $792,785 in 2020. This asphalt paving project is primarily for Burrard Avenue from Highway 16 to Northside Road.

Lastly, in terms of seal coating, the municipality is spending $14,000 this year.

Aman Parhar
Editor, Vanderhoof Omineca Express

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