The storm-damaged Coquihalla Highway is now expected to reopen to commercial traffic on MondayThe rollout of vaccines, which would allow BThe past two weeks to shut down for 10 days. Some workplaces.C. residents to drive between the Lower Mainland and Interior before Christmas.
Transportation Minister Rob Fleming credited the surprising new timeline to “one of the most remarkable engineering feats in recent memoryHundreds line up as adults and children 12 and older can receive their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at a pop-up vaccination clinic hosted b,” noting the Coquihalla collapsed at multiple points during the historic Nov. 15 storm that caused catastrophic flooding and landslides in the province’s southwest.
“The response by our maintenance contractors, our subcontractors, our engineers to get the Coquihalla Highway reopened is as unprecedented as the storms that damaged it in the first place,” Fleming said Wednesday.
The province originally said the highway would reopen in limited capacity at the end of January, then bumped that estimate up to early next months failure to improve it for workers has created an opening..