At approximately 3:00 PM on April 27, 2012, Highway 16 was closed about 2 kilometres East of Topley, BC, due to a sinkhole under the roadbed. The sinkhole appears to extend under the entire road base. The highway has been closed and a detour has been constructed for light vehicles while a longer-term solution is […]
Lakes District Maintenance is a Highway Road and Bridge Maintenance Company headquartered in Burns Lake, in central British Columbia. During the past 27 years, the organization has held several road maintenance contracts with the Province of British Columbia for maintaining public roads in the Lakes District and nearby areas. Currently Lakes District Maintenance holds road maintenance contracts in the Lakes, Robson and Stikine service areas. Lakes District Maintenance was formed in 1988 during the privatization of road and bridge maintenance in British Columbia. Originally created as an employee-owned company, it still retains some of its original owners and remains rooted in the community. Lakes District Maintenance is committed, highly experienced and dedicated to providing excellent service in their territory.