Construction

Just one major road and civil works project is on tap for the 2023 and that’s an above ground and below ground rebuilding of Graham Ave. from Eby to Kenney. (Staff photo)

Major civil works project planned for Graham Ave.

Council to consider capital projects proposals for 2023

 

Agar Ave. house demolition and clean up lingers on. (Staff photo)

Remains of demolished Agar Ave. house still at location

City waiting for insurance company to reach a conclusion

 

The new Mills Memorial Hospital will include a high level of before and after birth care. (Photo by Trevor Gawdin)

Mills Memorial Hospital build budget increases

Another $10 million needed for advanced before and after birth care

 

Construction work on a pathway westward on Hwy16 to the Kalum River Bridge is going on everywhere except for the Kalum Motel property. (Staff photo)

City lacks land use agreement for pathway extension

Motel property not included in work underway to extend pathway west of city

Construction work on a pathway westward on Hwy16 to the Kalum River Bridge is going on everywhere except for the Kalum Motel property. (Staff photo)
The current Seven Sisters mental health facility in Terrace is being replaced by one with more beds. (File photo)

Mental health facility construction starts in Terrace

Current one needs to be demolished to make room for new hospital

The current Seven Sisters mental health facility in Terrace is being replaced by one with more beds. (File photo)
An LNG Canada employee shows off a model of what the natural gas company’s massive terminal in Kitimat will look like once complete. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)

Changes to Kitimat skyline on the horizon as LNG terminal comes online

Residents can expect the sight of natural gas being flared off into the atmosphere

An LNG Canada employee shows off a model of what the natural gas company’s massive terminal in Kitimat will look like once complete. (Michael Bramadat-Willcock/Terrace Standard)
Kitselas Chief Councillor Glenn Bennett broke ground on a new multi-million dollar affordable housing project in September with work now underway. From left to right: Ulyses Venegas director of housing, public works and infrastructure for Kitselas, Council Ken McDames Jr, Council Cyril Nabes-Bennett, Chief Glenn Bennett, Council Jericho Collison, Council Gerald Nyce, Council Victor Wright, Council Geneva Mason. (Submitted photo by Lynn Parker)

Kitselas breaks ground on 40 new affordable housing units

More than $25 million project to deliver needed on-reserve rental housing

Kitselas Chief Councillor Glenn Bennett broke ground on a new multi-million dollar affordable housing project in September with work now underway. From left to right: Ulyses Venegas director of housing, public works and infrastructure for Kitselas, Council Ken McDames Jr, Council Cyril Nabes-Bennett, Chief Glenn Bennett, Council Jericho Collison, Council Gerald Nyce, Council Victor Wright, Council Geneva Mason. (Submitted photo by Lynn Parker)
They’ve done their job and now the two cranes at the Mills Memorial Hospital construction site are coming down. (Photo courtesy Northern Health Authority)

Hospital construction cranes coming down

Heavy lifting for above-ground floors has concluded

They’ve done their job and now the two cranes at the Mills Memorial Hospital construction site are coming down. (Photo courtesy Northern Health Authority)
Remains of a demolished house on Agar won't be removed until insurance adjusters have finished their work. (Bert Husband/The Terrace Standard)

Remains of demolished house haven’t been removed

Insurance adjusters doing an investigation

Remains of a demolished house on Agar won't be removed until insurance adjusters have finished their work. (Bert Husband/The Terrace Standard)
The 4800 Block of Lazelle is set for a townhouse development as the site at 4808 Lazelle Ave. is being cleared of trees and a home the week of Sept. 12-16. (Staff photo)

Lot cleared for downtown Terrace townhouse development

Market housing coming to 4808 Lazelle Ave., across from Terrace Bowling Lanes

The 4800 Block of Lazelle is set for a townhouse development as the site at 4808 Lazelle Ave. is being cleared of trees and a home the week of Sept. 12-16. (Staff photo)
Heavy equipment from contractor Bear Creek was used to demolish an abandoned and condemned house on Agar Ave. Aug. 31 that had been heavily damaged by a fire which began late in the evening of Aug. 30. Bear Creek was hired by the city and city will now seek reimbursement from the property owner. (Bert Husband/The Terrace Standard)

Condemned Agar Ave. house finally demolished

City moved quickly following late evening fire Aug. 30

Heavy equipment from contractor Bear Creek was used to demolish an abandoned and condemned house on Agar Ave. Aug. 31 that had been heavily damaged by a fire which began late in the evening of Aug. 30. Bear Creek was hired by the city and city will now seek reimbursement from the property owner. (Bert Husband/The Terrace Standard)
Drivers using Lanfear Drive at the bottom of Lanfear Hill and then Kenney St. to the intersection with Hwy16 can expect a smoother ride. (Staff photo)

New asphalt coming to section of Kenney St.

Project costing nearly $250,000

Drivers using Lanfear Drive at the bottom of Lanfear Hill and then Kenney St. to the intersection with Hwy16 can expect a smoother ride. (Staff photo)
Minister of Seniors Kamal Khera speaks at a funding announcement for $21 million from the federal government to increase the number of trades apprentices in the province. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

Feds announce $21 million in funding to hire more than 2,100 apprentices in B.C.

B.C. Construction Association to administer project focused on increasing, diversifying workforce

Minister of Seniors Kamal Khera speaks at a funding announcement for $21 million from the federal government to increase the number of trades apprentices in the province. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
Crews work at the Othello Bridge on the Coquihalla on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)

Permanent repairs coming for Othello stretch of Coquihalla Highway

Work is expected to begin in early August and be completed sometime in the fall

Crews work at the Othello Bridge on the Coquihalla on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure)
A memorial was held on the one year anniversary of a crane collapse that killed five at a construction site in downtown Kelowna July 12, 2021 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)

VIDEO: Memorial marks one year since deadly crane collapse shook Kelowna

Five horn blasts were aired to mark the one year anniversary

  • Jul 12, 2022
A memorial was held on the one year anniversary of a crane collapse that killed five at a construction site in downtown Kelowna July 12, 2021 (Brittany Webster - Capital News)
A provincial grant is helping finance an extension of the Grand Trunk Pathway west to Kitsumkalum. (File photo)

Construction to start on Grand Trunk pathway extension and Lakelse gateway connection

Construction starts July 11 with plans for completion in the fall

A provincial grant is helping finance an extension of the Grand Trunk Pathway west to Kitsumkalum. (File photo)
Kicking Horse Canyon extended closures are back, with a one month closure that comes into effect on April 19 and will last until the May long weekend. (MOTI photo)

Fourth round of extended Highway 1 closures announced east of Golden

It’s a part of Phase 4 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Project

Kicking Horse Canyon extended closures are back, with a one month closure that comes into effect on April 19 and will last until the May long weekend. (MOTI photo)
Rob Geier of Geier Waste Management, using a backhoe, methodically dismantles the former Co-op garden centre on Greig Ave. on June 11. (Staff photo)

Former Co-op garden centre building demolished

Structure was long past its useful life

Rob Geier of Geier Waste Management, using a backhoe, methodically dismantles the former Co-op garden centre on Greig Ave. on June 11. (Staff photo)
The closure of the Old Skeena Bridge bridge will reduce traffic, making the pathway and rockfall work easier. (Ben Bogstie photo)

City approves rockfall prevention work above new pathway

Three-metre pathway will end at old Skeena Bridge

The closure of the Old Skeena Bridge bridge will reduce traffic, making the pathway and rockfall work easier. (Ben Bogstie photo)
Danielle Pritchett was supported by friends and family as she spoke in Kelowna’s Ben Lee Park on April 28, 2022 about her son Cailen Vilness, a victim of the July 2021 Kelowna crane collapse (Brittany Webster)

Mom of man killed in Kelowna crane collapse speaks out on workplace Day of Mourning

161 work related deaths were reported in B.C. in 2021

  • Apr 28, 2022
Danielle Pritchett was supported by friends and family as she spoke in Kelowna’s Ben Lee Park on April 28, 2022 about her son Cailen Vilness, a victim of the July 2021 Kelowna crane collapse (Brittany Webster)