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Kamloops, B.C. contractor wins contract for $2.5M paving job on Vancouver Island

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September 19, 2018 by On-Site Staff

NANAIMO, B.C.—ARC Asphalt Recycling Inc. has won a multimillion-dollar contract to pave a 23-kilometre stretch of B.C. Highway 19 on Vancouver Island.

The $2.5 million project will resurface the road also known as the Inland Island Highway between Parksville and Courtenay, B.C.

The Kamloops, B.C.-based contractor will use the hot-in-place paving method to smooth out the top layer of road, adding eight to 12 years to the highway’s lifespan.

The project is scheduled to get underway Sept. 20 and be complete by mid-October.

Meanwhile, on the northern edge of the island, B.C. Infrastructure awarded a $1.6 million contract to Hazelwood Construction Services Inc. to rework a T intersection along Highway 19 in Port McNeill. The contractor also expects to be complete the job in October.

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