Monday, March 18, 2013
Silky Smooth Tarmac
Expect delays starting in April as Chilliwack Lake
Road gets facelift
Released by the BC Liberal Caucus/Google
will resume in April on a $1.9 million contract for repairs and resurfacing
on Chilliwack Lake Road and Columbia Valley Rd.
These repairs will improve road safety for drivers, cyclists, and tourists.
Since these roads are situated along bodies of waters, I am particularly
pleased to see funding go towards these two roads, said MLA John Les in a
Why this matters
on these side roads will benefit local residents and tourists
with an improved road surface and a safer, smoother ride.
Wider paved shoulder will improve safety for cyclists.
Surface drainage on both roads will be improved making the
roads safer and also reducing road cracking over time resulting
in lower maintenance costs.
Martens Asphalt Ltd.
of Chilliwack was awarded the contract last September.
Work began last October and is resuming after a seasonal
break, and completion is expected in late April.
Columbia Valley Road work will include patching, levelling,
and resurfacing of about 1,000m of road.
Chilliwack Lake Road work includes 8 km of resurfacing between
the municipal boundary and Tamahi Bridge.
On both Chilliwack Lake Road and Columbia Valley Road the
paved shoulder will be widened to improve safety for cyclists.
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