FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Yellowhead Road & Bridge has lost the contract to provide Provincial highway maintenance in the North Peace.
As of this morning, January 30, YRB employees learned that the contract would be awarded to Interior Roads starting June 1, 2019.
Yellowhead Road & Bridge (North Peace) Ltd. was formed in 1996 after winning the contract to maintain the highways and bridges in the North Peace Contract Area (Service Area #22).
YRB was successful in retaining the maintenance contract re-tendered in 2004. The current contract was renewed on May 17, 2004, extended in 2012, and will expire May 31, 2019.
The Province has yet to release any information on the new contract.