Major repaving project planned for Highway 97

Northern residents heading south can expect construction delays later this year in the area of 100 Mile House and Lac La Hache.

The province will be issuing a tender for projects to resurface Highway 97 from Campbell Road to Canim-Hendrix Lake Road and Begg Road to Enterprise Road later this month, according to a statement issued by the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure.

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"This project will improve the safety and reliability of this important corridor for 100 Mile House area residents and travellers," Transportation Minister Claire Trevena said in a press release. "This is something that the community has asked for and we are pleased to deliver on it."

The major paving project is expected to be competed by June 2021.

"Public safety is of paramount concern to the District of 100 Mile House," 100 Mile House Mayor Mitch Campsall said. "We are very grateful to the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure in its recognition of the importance of this project to move forward as expeditiously as possible. The ministry responded favourably to concerns raised by the community and you can't ask for much more, thank you."

Once work begins, the latest information on delays and closures will be available online at DriveBC.ca.

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