infrastructure

Rogers Communications says Nanaimo is the first city in Canada to receive the company’s high-speed, high-capacity 3500 MHz 5G service. (Darren Calabrese/Canadian Press)

B.C. city Canada’s first to connect to Rogers’ new high-capacity network

Company says 3500 MHz 5G debuting in Nanaimo will benefit wide range of clients

 

This photo from Conny Amelunxen, a snow avalanche forecaster and photographer, was taken Nov. 19, 2021, four days after the landslide that destroyed a portion of Highway 99, also called the Duffey Lake Road, and claimed the lives of five people. The landslide, at the right, can be seen leaving the logging road and heading down to Highway 99. (Contributed)

‘Predictable and preventable’: Engineer says abandoned logging road contributed to fatal B.C. landslide

Fingers pointed only at intense storms when resource roads may be at root of many slides in province

 

Fruitvale council’s decision to start having EV owners pay for power consumed at the municipal charging station brings up the question of who’s footing the bill elsewhere. In downtown Trail this EV was charging up early Monday morning at one of the free charging stations. Photo: Trail Times

West Kootenay town nixes ‘free’ charging station for EVs

A grant had previously covered the expense at the municipal charging station in Fruitvale

 

The CanPac Valour will be laying the cable for the project. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

3,400 kilometres of cable bringing high-speed internet to B.C. coast

Connected Coast project officially launched in Campbell River

The CanPac Valour will be laying the cable for the project. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror
Maple Ridge Mayor Mike Morden

COMING: Infrastructure announcement being made this morning

Maple Ridge and New Westminister mayors part of imminent provincial announcement

Maple Ridge Mayor Mike Morden
The newly completed Pitt Polder pump station took two years to build. (Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows announces completion of $9 million pump station

Pitt Polder Pump Station helps mitigate risk of community and farm land flooding

The newly completed Pitt Polder pump station took two years to build. (Special to The News)
Rendering of Harris Road underpass. (City of Pitt Meadows)

Port Authority and CP provide update on Pitt Meadows road and rail project

More than 200 people attended public engagement sessions in April

Rendering of Harris Road underpass. (City of Pitt Meadows)
Both vehicles and pedestrians share Dewdney Trunk Road east of 240th Street.  (Colleen Flanagan/The News)

LETTER: Dewdney Trunk Road in major need of work, too

It’s great to once hear Maple Ridge is again planning to extend Abernethy Way to 256th Street

  • Dec 2, 2020
Both vehicles and pedestrians share Dewdney Trunk Road east of 240th Street.  (Colleen Flanagan/The News)
Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna. (The Canadian Press)

Feds earmark $3.3B for provinces, territories for COVID-19 infrastructure

The federal government is envisioning the money will be used to retrofit schools, hospitals and long-term care facilities

Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna. (The Canadian Press)
Maple Ridge council awards contract for upgrade of 225 Street pump station

Maple Ridge council awards contract for upgrade of 225 Street pump station

Phase two of Sanitary Sewer System Upgrade Project is expected to cost $2.8 million

Maple Ridge council awards contract for upgrade of 225 Street pump station
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LETTER: Let’s hear the immediate traffic plan for Harris Road

Reader critical of mayor, calling for better temporary detour options

  • Mar 14, 2020
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Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Surrey, Vancouver shortlisted in $50 million traffic infrastructure competition

Joint submission to implement nation’s first “collision-free corridors” using driver-less vehicles

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)