Construction

Salmon Arm Crushing, based in Merritt, has been working alongside other companies repairing damage caused by recent flooding and debris flows along the Coquihalla Highway corridor. (Contributed)

Power of water: Salmon Arm Crushing part of massive effort to restore Coquihalla

Manager Simon Rizzardo working on highway while on evacuation from his own Merritt home

Salmon Arm Crushing, based in Merritt, has been working alongside other companies repairing damage caused by recent flooding and debris flows along the Coquihalla Highway corridor. (Contributed)
Have you ever wanted to create a really impressive structure with Lego blocks? (Pixabay.com)

COLUMN: I did my research. Now what?

Questioning everything can quickly become an absurdity

Have you ever wanted to create a really impressive structure with Lego blocks? (Pixabay.com)
The shower house at Williamson Lake was built in the 1950s. The city recently approved a tender to have the building knocked down and a new washroom and shower house constructed. (Jocelyn Doll-Revelstoke Review)

New washroom facility coming to Williamson Lake

Funds for the project are coming from the city’s RMI budget

The shower house at Williamson Lake was built in the 1950s. The city recently approved a tender to have the building knocked down and a new washroom and shower house constructed. (Jocelyn Doll-Revelstoke Review)
The City of Revelstoke received grant funding to install washrooms at Woodenhead Park. (File photo)

Permanent washrooms coming to Woodenhead Park in Revelstoke

Funding made available through B.C. tourism grant for scenic park

The City of Revelstoke received grant funding to install washrooms at Woodenhead Park. (File photo)
An updated rendering of the proposed housing development at 955 Timmins Street near the Canadian Tire. (Submitted)

Okanagan College and student union support proposed Penticton housing development

The Timmins Street development would add 219 residential units to the city

An updated rendering of the proposed housing development at 955 Timmins Street near the Canadian Tire. (Submitted)
Ann Squires Ferguson of Western Design + Build.  Lia Crowe photography

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Reshaping the construction and design industries

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Ann Squires Ferguson of Western Design + Build.  Lia Crowe photography
The Baxter Bridge at the north end of Trinity Valley Road east of Enderby has been undergoing work throughout the summer and fall, preparing for a new span to be put in place. Work on the 71-year-old bridge is nearing completing. (Morning Star - file photo)

Bridgework east of Enderby nears completion

Ministry preparing to replace 71-year-old Baxter Bridge at Ashton Creek with new span

The Baxter Bridge at the north end of Trinity Valley Road east of Enderby has been undergoing work throughout the summer and fall, preparing for a new span to be put in place. Work on the 71-year-old bridge is nearing completing. (Morning Star - file photo)
Doug Howson loads lumber onto a forklift at Haney Builders Supplies, in Maple Ridge, B.C., on June 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Do-it-yourself-ers benefit from lower prices in aftermath of lumber correction

A two-by-four inch piece of framing lumber that cost $12.65 on June 1 is now selling for $3.95

Doug Howson loads lumber onto a forklift at Haney Builders Supplies, in Maple Ridge, B.C., on June 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Construction work underway at the Illecillewaet Brake Check on Highway 1.

Transportation BC lays out roadmap for how modernization of Highway 1 will affect travellers

Those travelling in and out of Revelstoke will be affected by construction from Kamloops to Alberta

Construction work underway at the Illecillewaet Brake Check on Highway 1.
Emergency vehicles responded to the scene at the former Empire Theatres building in North Vancouver after the building partially collapsed during construction. (Nigel Hubbard/Twitter)

1 person dead, another injured after partial building collapse in North Vancouver

North Vancouver RCMP’s Serious Crimes Unit has assumed conduct of the investigation

Emergency vehicles responded to the scene at the former Empire Theatres building in North Vancouver after the building partially collapsed during construction. (Nigel Hubbard/Twitter)
Crews pouring substructure concrete in the expansion of the highway. (BC Ministry of Transportation)

A look behind the scenes at the highway expansion between Revelstoke and Alberta

Construction on Highway 1 east of Revelstoke adding new brake-check area and expanding lanes

Crews pouring substructure concrete in the expansion of the highway. (BC Ministry of Transportation)
A map of the detour that will be in place Aug. 9-Nov. 30 for the construction of the roundabout and realignment of Camozzi Rd. (Contributed)
A map of the detour that will be in place Aug. 9-Nov. 30 for the construction of the roundabout and realignment of Camozzi Rd. (Contributed)
Revelstoke City Council approved a Greenbelt project upgrade at their July 13 meeting. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Greenbelt upgrade project downsized due to “outlandish” price

The city received grant money for trail upgrades

Revelstoke City Council approved a Greenbelt project upgrade at their July 13 meeting. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
The bridge will be replaced with a modern four-lane bridge as a part of the ongoing improvements to the Trans-Canada highway from Kamloops to the Alberta border. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)

Highway twinning between Golden and Revelstoke causing delays

Up to 40 minute delays can be expected as MOTI twins highway between Alberta and Kamloops

The bridge will be replaced with a modern four-lane bridge as a part of the ongoing improvements to the Trans-Canada highway from Kamloops to the Alberta border. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)
May 15, 2021, 2021 - Kyle Velikovsky photographed in front of boats and boat houses at Van Isle Marina for Secrets and Lives in Boulevard Victoria. Don Denton photograph

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May 15, 2021, 2021 - Kyle Velikovsky photographed in front of boats and boat houses at Van Isle Marina for Secrets and Lives in Boulevard Victoria. Don Denton photograph
The modular units that were to be placed at Johnson Heights are currently on Revelstoke Mountain Resort lands. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke Mountain Resort work camp at Johnson Heights on hold

The approved project was to have 60 workers housed in modular homes for RMR

The modular units that were to be placed at Johnson Heights are currently on Revelstoke Mountain Resort lands. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)
Revelstoke City Council approved a cost sharing agreement for the upcoming construction of a traffic circle as well as a realignment on Nichol Rd. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

City paying 10% of costs for upcoming Nichol Rd. round-about

Revelstoke Mountain Resort and Mackenzie Village are paying the rest

Revelstoke City Council approved a cost sharing agreement for the upcoming construction of a traffic circle as well as a realignment on Nichol Rd. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
The building at 606 Victoria Rd. E, where Absolute Contracting and Arrowtec Building Systems make prefabricated walls and store equipment and materials. (Jocelyn Doll-Revelstoke Review)
The building at 606 Victoria Rd. E, where Absolute Contracting and Arrowtec Building Systems make prefabricated walls and store equipment and materials. (Jocelyn Doll-Revelstoke Review)
In a Council of Construction Associations video about hardhat safety, Vickramjit Poonia of Lecor Construction Ltd. (right) speaks as David Sarai of New York Painting (left) looks on, at a Surrey job site. (Youtube.com)

B.C.’s relaxed hardhat rules aim to include more turban-wearing workers on job sites

WorkSafeBC change ‘will allow more Sikhs to come to work without having to compromise religious beliefs’

In a Council of Construction Associations video about hardhat safety, Vickramjit Poonia of Lecor Construction Ltd. (right) speaks as David Sarai of New York Painting (left) looks on, at a Surrey job site. (Youtube.com)
The money will also be used to buy a new bus. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke school board approves $1M in capital projects

The money will go to renovate Arrow Heights Elementary and replace a bus

The money will also be used to buy a new bus. (Liam Harrap - Revelstoke Review)