New bridges to prevent highway washouts (flickr.com)

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Backgrounders

2016 Peace Flood Recovery Program

Completed major transportation infrastructure projects include:

Commotion Creek Bridge (near Chetwynd)
Project: replacement of existing culvert with a two-lane, 38-metre long bridge
Budget: $7.3 million
Completed: 2019

Stone Creek Bridge (near Chetwynd)
Project: replacement of the existing culvert with a two-lane, 19-metre long bridge
Budget: $4.6 million
Completed: 2019

Tippy Corner Creek Bridge (near Chetwynd)
Project: replacement of the existing culvert with a two-lane, 17.5-metre long bridge
Budget: $3.8 million
Completed: 2019

Willow Flats Bridge (near Chetwynd)
Project: replacement of the existing culvert with a two-lane, 13.5-metre long bridge
Budget: $4 million
Completed: 2019

Zonnebeke Creek (near Chetwynd)
Location: replacement of the current three-metre culvert with a 6.4-metre one
Total project cost: $12 million
Completed: 2018

Walper Bridge (near Pouce Coupe)
Project: construction of a new single-lane, 25-metre bridge at Tupper Creek, to replace the original Walper bridge, which was washed out in the June 2016 flood
Total project cost: $4.2 million
Completed: 2018

Projects in various stages of construction (as of July 15, 2019):

Bowlder Creek Bridge (west of Chetwynd)
Project: replacement of the existing culvert with a two-lane, 30.5-metre long bridge
Budget: $7.1 million
Contractor: Formula Contractors Ltd.
Anticipated completion date: fall 2019

Rolla Road (east of Dawson Creek)
Project: replacement of the existing bridge with a two-lane, 50-metre long bridge that crosses Dawson Creek
Budget: $20 million
Contractor: Brocor Construction Ltd.
Anticipated completion date: fall 2019

Parnell Bridge (north of Dawson Creek)
Project: replacement of two existing culverts with a new two-lane, 40-metre long bridge
Budget: $4 million
Contractor: Surespan Construction Ltd.
Anticipated completion date: winter 2019