Burns Lake Mayor Luke Strimbold spoke at a press conference in Victoria last week after the announcement of the province’s $3 million transportation plan to improve safety on Hwy. 16.

Three routes proposed in Hwy. 16 transportation plan

Mayor Strimbold is part of an advisory committee that will oversee implementation of the action plan.

Burns Lake Mayor Luke Strimbold spoke at a press conference in Victoria last week after the announcement of the province’s $3 million transportation plan to improve safety on Hwy. 16.

The province proposes three possible routes connecting communities along Hwy. 16: one connecting Burns Lake, Houston, Telkwa and Smithers; a second proposed route would connect Hazelton, Gitsegukla, Kitwanga and Terrace; and a third route would travel between Burns Lake, Fraser Lake, Vanderhoof and Prince George.

Mayor Strimbold is part of an advisory committee that will oversee implementation of the action plan.

 

 

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