NORTH VANCOUVER – As part of B.C. on the Move, the Government of B.C.’s 10-year transportation plan will include a new interchange on Highway 1 Mountain Highway in North Vancouver, with construction scheduled to begin in 2016. There will also be joint funding of $37 million between the provincial government and the District of North Vancouver to build a rail overpass at Phillips Road, which will enhance rail capacity and provide access to the Seaspan shipbuilding facility.

These projects are part of our government’s commitment to work alongside communities to invest in infrastructure and enhance the movement of goods through new interchange and overpass developments across the Lower Mainland.

B.C. on the Move is government’s new 10-year plan for the improvement of the province’s transportation network. It provides a comprehensive road map for transportation investments and strategic policy actions over the next decade. The actions prioritized in the plan will grow the economy, maintain and replace aging infrastructure, and support trade for B.C.’s expanding resource sectors through Canada’s Asia-Pacific Gateway.

Over the next three years, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure will invest $2.5 billion to improve the province’s transportation network.

B.C. on the Move incorporates feedback received from a wide-ranging public engagement. During this engagement, 12,500 survey responses were received from British Columbians across the province and the B.C. on the Move website was visited more than 44,000 times.

For information on B.C. on the Move visit: https://engage.gov.bc.ca/transportationplan.

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