infrastructure

Roof work at Isfeld Secondary is one of the bigger projects the school district has planned for the near future. Screenshot, SD71 image

Ministry approves HVAC, roof work at schools in Comox Valley

School District 71 also has lengthy list of mid-sized projects at school sites

 

A rendering of the proposed Sixth Street cable-stayed bridge. Graphic supplied

LETTER – Sixth Street pedestrian bridge would add character to the city

Dear editor, Re: Infrastructure dollars earmarked for Courtenay’s 6th Street bridge project…

  • May 4, 2022

 

The City of Courtenay has scheduled upgrades to a section of 17th Street this year, with a focus on safety and accessibility for all road users on a key link in the transportation network. Photo via City of Courtenay

Upcoming work on Courtenay’s 17th Street for corridor improvements

Contractors working on behalf of the City of Courtenay are performing upgrades…

  • Apr 27, 2022

 

The Comox Valley Sewer Service’s Liquid Waste Management Plan (LWMP) is nearing completion. File photo

Comox Valley sewer plans ready to share with community

The Comox Valley Sewer Service’s Liquid Waste Management Plan (LWMP) is nearing…

  • Mar 24, 2022
The Comox Valley Sewer Service’s Liquid Waste Management Plan (LWMP) is nearing completion. File photo
The Sewer System Conveyance Project is estimated to cost $82 million. File photo

Comox Valley Sewage Commission considers costly projects

The Comox Valley Sewage Commission endorsed a design-build component of a complex…

The Sewer System Conveyance Project is estimated to cost $82 million. File photo
This photo from Conny Amelunxen, a snow avalanche forecaster and photographer, was taken Nov. 19, 2021, four days after the landslide that destroyed a portion of Highway 99, also called the Duffey Lake Road, and claimed the lives of five people. The landslide, at the right, can be seen leaving the logging road and heading down to Highway 99. (Contributed)

‘Predictable and preventable’: Engineer says abandoned logging road contributed to fatal B.C. landslide

Fingers pointed only at intense storms when resource roads may be at root of many slides in province

This photo from Conny Amelunxen, a snow avalanche forecaster and photographer, was taken Nov. 19, 2021, four days after the landslide that destroyed a portion of Highway 99, also called the Duffey Lake Road, and claimed the lives of five people. The landslide, at the right, can be seen leaving the logging road and heading down to Highway 99. (Contributed)
Courtenay’s 5th Street Bridge is slated to reopen Thursday. File photo

5th Street Bridge in Courtenay to reopen Thursday

We’re nearing the finish line! The 5th Street Bridge is reopening to…

Courtenay’s 5th Street Bridge is slated to reopen Thursday. File photo
Fruitvale council’s decision to start having EV owners pay for power consumed at the municipal charging station brings up the question of who’s footing the bill elsewhere. In downtown Trail this EV was charging up early Monday morning at one of the free charging stations. Photo: Trail Times

West Kootenay town nixes ‘free’ charging station for EVs

A grant had previously covered the expense at the municipal charging station in Fruitvale

Fruitvale council’s decision to start having EV owners pay for power consumed at the municipal charging station brings up the question of who’s footing the bill elsewhere. In downtown Trail this EV was charging up early Monday morning at one of the free charging stations. Photo: Trail Times
File photo of 5th Street Bridge in Courtenay.

Final concrete pour on Courtenay bridge slated for Friday

The 5th Street Bridge will close to all vehicle traffic this weekend.…

File photo of 5th Street Bridge in Courtenay.
Construction crews working on the Connected Coast connect a subsea fibre line to Ridley Island, outside of Prince Rupert, part of the first 50 kilometres of the build. Photo courtesy CityWest

First 50 km of Connected Coast high-speed internet line laid

Project will connect approximately 90,000 remote coastal households to fibre optic network

Construction crews working on the Connected Coast connect a subsea fibre line to Ridley Island, outside of Prince Rupert, part of the first 50 kilometres of the build. Photo courtesy CityWest
File photo of 5th Street Bridge.

Courtenay bridge project delayed further

The 5th Street Bridge Project has been delayed again. Two overnight closures…

File photo of 5th Street Bridge.
Recent rainstorms and mudslides have brought up questions about water and sewer capacity in the Comox Valley. File photo

Extreme weather raises questions about Comox Valley sewer, water capacity

So far, it seems the Comox Valley has dodged a bullet as…

Recent rainstorms and mudslides have brought up questions about water and sewer capacity in the Comox Valley. File photo
The final phase of work on the 5th Street Bridge starts Thursday, Dec. 16. File photo

Courtenay bridge repairs in home stretch

The final phase of work on the 5th Street Bridge starts Thursday,…

  • Dec 15, 2021
The final phase of work on the 5th Street Bridge starts Thursday, Dec. 16. File photo
File photo of the 5th Street Bridge during rehabilitation.

Concrete pouring planned Thursday for Courtenay bridge

Sunny days are here again! The concrete pour on the 5th Street…

  • Dec 8, 2021
File photo of the 5th Street Bridge during rehabilitation.
The contractor will soon pour new concrete on the north lane of the 5th Street Bridge deck. File photo

Courtenay bridge users can expect delays for concrete pouring

A major step closer to completion of the 5th Street Bridge Project,…

  • Dec 2, 2021
The contractor will soon pour new concrete on the north lane of the 5th Street Bridge deck. File photo
Public Works will be performing upgrades to storm drain infrastructure on Duncan Avenue in downtown Courtenay next week. Scott Stanfield photo

City of Courtenay upgrades storm drain infrastructure

City of Courtenay Public Works Services will be performing upgrades to storm…

  • Dec 2, 2021
Public Works will be performing upgrades to storm drain infrastructure on Duncan Avenue in downtown Courtenay next week. Scott Stanfield photo
Courtenay council

Courtenay council considers sidewalk improvements on Lake Trail corridor

Courtenay council is considering options to improve pedestrian infrastructure on Lake Trail…

Courtenay council
A mini model of a 62-metre communication tower sits on Condensory Road. File photo

Comox Valley Regional District directors consider telecommunication antenna policy

A telecommunication tower proposed in the Dove Creek area of the Comox…

A mini model of a 62-metre communication tower sits on Condensory Road. File photo
The Greenwood Trunk Project is 75 per cent complete. File photo

Courtenay council approves funding reallocation to complete sewer project

Courtenay city council has approved reallocating funds from other projects and reserves…

The Greenwood Trunk Project is 75 per cent complete. File photo
The CanPac Valour will be laying the cable for the project. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror

3,400 kilometres of cable bringing high-speed internet to B.C. coast

Connected Coast project officially launched in Campbell River

The CanPac Valour will be laying the cable for the project. Photo by Marc Kitteringham / Campbell River Mirror