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Maintaining Excellence | Mainroad Group Celebrates 25 Years

by Cheryl Mah Maintaining our transportation infrastructure is no easy task. Maintenance contractors work hard every day to ensure roads and bridges are clear and safe to keep goods and people moving efficiently. Battling Mother Nature, responding to emergencies and meeting public expectations are just some of the challenges. In B.C., highways are maintained by private contractors in 28 service…

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Mainroad Sponsors Local WHL Teams

Mainroad Group is pleased to announce our corporate sponsorship of the Vancouver Giants, Victoria Royals and Kootenay Ice WHL team(s) during the 2013/2014 Regular Season which commences on September 19th, 2013. In addition, Mainroad will host Winter Driving Awareness Nights as part of Shift into Winter. on November 15th, 2013 and January 10th, 2014 in conjunction with Victoria Royals and…

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Cone Zone safety campaign earns industry award

The Work Zone Safety Alliance’s Slow Down in the Cone Zone campaign has won the 2013 Canadian Public Relations Society’s (CPRS) National Award of Excellence in the Canadian Advocacy and Social Marketing category. Supported by the Work Zone Safety Alliance (WZSA) and WorkSafeBC, the public awareness campaign tells drivers about the dangers faced by roadside workers and encourages them to…

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Pattullo Bridge Weekend Closures

The Pattullo Bridge will be closed to all traffic (including bicycles and pedestrians) for repairs, during three weekends this summer; July 20-21, Aug. 10-11 and Aug. 24-25.    The weekend closures start on Fridays at 9 p.m. until Mondays at 3 a.m. If there’s heavy rain on any of the scheduled weekends, the work will be postponed until the weekend…

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ICBC urges drivers not to drive drowsy this long weekend

In a recent ICBC survey, an alarming 30 per cent of respondents admitted that they have nodded off while driving and 43 per cent admitted to driving while feeling fatigued in the last year. In B.C., crashes involving driver fatigue peak in July and August and as a result, an average of four people are killed and 83 injured each…

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