Travel Advisory: temporary road closures planned for Hwy 99 15 km north of Lillooet: DELAYED until April 5 - 29, 2017

Mar 20, 2017
Affected Communities: 
All Areas
Status Updates: 
March 20, 3:56 p.m. - MOTI has advised that the construction works planned for Highway 99 at the Fountain (Ten Mile) Slide area have been delayed. The temporary closures will now take place between April 5 - April 29, 2017, with closures occurring Monday to Saturday. The road will be closed from 7 am - 11 am and again from 1 pm - 5 pm daily, Monday through Saturday.

 

 

Work to reconstruct Highway 99 in the vicinity of the Ten Mile (Fountain) Slide 16 km north of Lillooet is proceeding well. Installation of interim emergency soil anchors was completed on February 25th, and the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI) will be working to restore two lanes of travel and remove the 50% legal load restrictions currently in effect through the Ten Mile Slide area beginning March 20 April 5, 2017.

Please be advised that temporary road closures will be in effect due to heavy construction from Monday, March 20 until Friday, March 31 Wednesday, April 5 - Saturday, April 29 on BC Highway 99 about 16 km north of Lillooet in the vicinity of the Ten Mile (Fountain) Slide.

Temporary Closure Details

Closures in effect fromWednesday, April 5, 2017 through Saturday, April 29, 2017 
Closure daysMonday through Saturday
Closure times7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 
 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

The site will maintain single-lane, alternating traffic outside of the full road closure work periods, and a 50% legal axle load restriction remains in effect. Flaggers and monitors remain on-site 24 hours a day. 

Emergency vehicles and school buses will be accommodated. 

Please adjust your travel plans accordingly, and thank you for your understanding and patience!


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