Media Fact Sheet | Mainroad Lower Mainland Contracting

Company Summary/Business Overview

Background

Mainroad Lower Mainland Contracting LP is responsible for the plowing and maintenance of British Columbia’s Lower Mainland provincial highways including:

Mainroad is responsible for the maintenance of British Columbia’s Lower Mainland provincial highways and roads including:

  • Port Mann Bridge/Highway 1: Cassiar Tunnel and 264th St.;
  • Highway 91 and 91A
  • Highway 99: Oak Street Bridge to the US Border;
  • Highway 17: Hwy. 17A to BC Ferries Causeway;
  • Highway 17A: Hwy. 99 to Hwy. 17;
  • Lougheed Highway: Hwy. 1 to Ruskin;
  • Highway 10: Hwy. 91 to Hwy. 10
  • Highway 13: Hwy. 1 to the US Border;
  • Highway 15: Hwy. 1 to the US Border;
  • 8th Avenue: Hwy. 15 to Hwy 99;
  • Main Arterial Routes at UBC;
  • Barnston Island.

Note: The South Fraser Perimeter Road is maintained by Mainroad Fraser Maintenance LP. The Port Mann Bridge is maintained by Mainroad Infrastructure Maintenance LP. Mainroad is not responsible for plowing within municipal boundaries.

Mainroad Lower Mainland Contracting’s office is located in Surrey’s Cloverdale community with supporting maintenance yards in the following locations:

  • Burnaby
  • Surrey (Cloverdale)
  • Langley

Mainroad Lower Mainland Contracting is a division of the Mainroad Group, a 100% employee owned company recognized as a leader in providing safe and reliable road maintenance, products, and construction services for civil infrastructure works and commercial building projects.  About Mainroad Group

Service Area

The Lower Mainland Service area: 1,430 lane kilometers including 311 structures (e.g. bridges, retaining walls, culverts, and sign structures) and a wide array of signage ranging from a single face on a post to a face on a sign bridge spanning multiple lanes.

Maintenance Activities

  • bridge deck and structural repairs
  • concrete barrier maintenance
  • culvert repairs and rehabilitation
  • drainage control
  • installation of raised pavement markers
  • median Cable barrier maintenance
  • mowing of vegetation
  • pavement patching and rehabilitation
  • roadside fence repairs
  • sign cleaning and replacement

Projects

Mainroad completes a multitude of projects on behalf of the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and others. Project have included:

  • Whistler Olympic signage and Olympic Rings installation
  • Various Multi plate pipe replacement projects on Hwy 99
  • George Massey Tunnel shut down and counter flow installation
  • Bridge maintenance and repairs for most municipalities within the Lower Mainland
  • Installation of the first cable barrier restraint system in BC

Roadway services available include:

  • Road repairs and rehabilitation
  • Traffic Management (including Special Event and Motion Picture filming)
  • Winter Road Maintenance

Awards

  • In 2016, Mainroad Lower Mainland Contracting was the Deputy Minister’s Contractor of the Year Award of Excellence in safety innovation, for its High Speed Traffic Control Training
  • In 2012, Mainroad Lower Mainland Contracting was the Deputy Minister’s Contractor of the Year Award of Excellence in Road and Bridge Maintenance for work in the Lower Mainland service area.
  • In 2008, Mainroad Lower Mainland Contracting placed 2nd in the Deputy Minister’s Contractor of the Year Award of Excellence for performance excellence.

ISO
Mainroad Lower Mainland Contracting LP adheres to:

  • ISO 9001:2008 – Quality management system
  • ISO 14001:2004 – Environmental management system
  • OHSAS 18001:2007 – Occupational Health and Safety

COR

Mainroad Lower Mainland Contracting LP is COR certified by the BC Construction Safety Alliance.

Management Team

General Manager: Darren Ell
Operations Manager: Andries De Witt
Contact Information

Report road concerns to 24 hour toll free hotline number: 604-271-0337
Office Address: 17474 56th Avenue
Surrey, BC V3S 1C3 Tel: 587-296-2901 Email: lm@mainroad.ca
Twitter: @MainroadLM

Media Contact
Niki Taylor, Communications Specialist
Mainroad Group Communications
17474 56th Avenue
Surrey, BC V3S 1C3
604-575-7032 | communications@mainroad.ca www.mainroadgroup.wpengine.com