12 November 2008

Highway 97 reopens

Posted by Dave Petley

Highway 97 in Canada reopens today having been closed for 19 days. The construction teams have blasted 34,000 cubic metres from the crown of the landslide and have moved it to the toe. In consequence the slope has effectively stopped moving. The contractor will continue to monitor it to check that it remains stable, but the prognosis is probably good.

There is a terrific image gallery of the works here:

Well done to all involved.