An open letter to Premier Horgan:
Last week I listened with dismay at your intention to delay the four-lane upgrade of the Trans-Canada Highway to Chase from Kamloops (east of) until 2020. If ever there was a critical infrastructure need it is the completion of the four-laning of the Trans-Canada Highway through the B.C. Interior.
There have been numerous serious accidents on the two-lane stretch near Chase this summer. We are plagued with closures, deaths, millions of dollars in property losses and the insanely RV-clogged summer months.
As a retired ex-RCMP officer I emphasize to your government that the two-lane stretches of the TCH are an embarrassment to B.C. and Canada.
I cannot believe this critical highway project is on the back burner again.
Would you please reconsider this decision to delay?
James A. Grahn