Fort St. James - Mackenzie Connector Project Information

Fort St. James - Mackenzie Connector Project (outlined in red)

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PROJECT UPDATE: Fort St James – Mackenzie Connector Road

Updated – May 10, 2011

The following is an update as to where the project is to date – works completed in 2010, and what’s ahead for the 2011 Construction Season

2010 Works Completed:
  • ~ 80% sub-grade work completed
  • Culvert / arch pipe installation
2011 Works (for Completion):
  • ~ 20% sub-grade work to be completed (various sections along Connector Road)
  • Surfacing (entire length of Connector Road)
  • ** New km signage up once construction is complete **
2011 Contractors:
  • Kode Contracting Ltd.
  • Lepka Holdings Ltd.
  • Gulbranson Logging Ltd.
  • Syme Road Improvement Services Ltd. (Services contract)
Construction Start Date / Construction Schedules:

It is expected that construction will start up mid-late June; however this is weather dependent (snow load). Construction schedules will not be available until we know start up dates.

Taret Completion Date:
  • AUGUST 31st, 2011

There is currently a 2011 Spring Road Closure in place for ALL traffic (with the exception of Terrane), which took effect on April 11, 2011. The Closure applies to the entire Connector construction area to prevent damage to the road and associated forest and environmental resources during spring break-up. The Closure will remain in place until it is rescinded (weather dependent). The implementation of the Closure has been by placement of barricades and signage. Please be aware that even during times when light traffic “may” be permitted, construction delays must be expected until late August 2011

Project Questions / Enquiries / Information:

Please refer to the website under “Contract Information” – “Question and Answers” where you can submit a question to the Project Team electronically.

Or Contact:
Jen Stalker, Project Manager
Fort St James – Mackenzie Connector Road Project
Engineering Branch
Northern Engineering Group – Prince George
Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations – Mackenzie
Phone: 250-997-2248
eMail: Jennifer