March 20, 2013
In 2012, ICBC invested approximately $8 million in road improvement projects and safety studies in nearly 100 communities throughout the province. Since the safer roads program was launched in 1989, ICBC has invested more than $110 million in road improvement projects across B.C.
The most recent evaluation of the program found that two years following a project's implementation, there is on average, a 20 per cent reduction in severe crashes and a 12 per cent reduction in property damage crashes. And more importantly, the benefits of road improvements continue well beyond two years.
The following news releases were issued about road improvement projects in these communities: