Final phase of 100th Street Corridor project begins next week

Construction on the final phase of the City of Fort St. John’s 100th Street Corridor project begins on Monday, April 15th.

This phase will involve the closure of 100th Street between 103rd Avenue and 105th Avenue, according to the city.

In February, council awarded the contract for the construction of the final phase to Knappett Industries, which completed the previous phases, for $9.75 million.

Construction will include replacing aging infrastructure and reconstructing the roads with upgraded sidewalks, street lights, traffic signals, and landscaping.

Businesses will remain open in the area during construction, which the city says will be completed by the fall.

A detour route will be in place using 98th Street and 102nd Street between 103rd Avenue and 110th Avenue.

The city is asking residents to obey all traffic control workers and signage, along with slowing down near crews working.

In addition, B.C. Transit said earlier this month to expect route changes due to construction.

According to the city, the project is funded through non-property tax revenues, such as the Peace River Agreement and water and sewer reserves.

For more information about the project, visit the city’s website here.

Edward Hitchins, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Energeticcity.ca