Review of BC Road Maintenance Standards

Year
2013
Category
Transportation and Communication
NCLGA Ref#
B20
UBCM Ref#
B14

Status

Endorsed by the NCLGA and UBCM Memberships

Details

WHEREAS northern BC residents consistently declare road maintenance fails to meet travellers’ requirements and that standards have deteriorated since privatization of road maintenance;

AND WHEREAS road maintenance contractors consistently meet their contractual obligations and provide service according to provincial maintenance standards:

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the NCLGA and UBCM call upon the Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure to revise the provincial standards for road maintenance for future road maintenance contracts, to meet public safety needs.

Additional Information

UBCM Comments: The UBCM membership has consistently endorsed resolutions calling on the provincial government to review and improve highway maintenance standards (2009-B161, 2008-B113, 2007-B97, 2005-B80, 2003-A9, 2001-B14, 2000-B11).