10.8 Mile culvert replacement project nearly complete

 


Culvert repairs at 10.8 Mile Mitkof Highway in Petersburg are planned to come to a close this Saturday.

Rock-N-Road Construction—the project’s primary contractor—started the project during the last week of May, completely replacing the five-foot culvert which had been damaged by age, erosion, and corrosion.

“We went in and replaced it with a seven-foot aluminum culvert, where the previous one was galvanized steel,” said project superintendent Roger Hammer.

“[Galvanized steel] tends to have a corrosive reaction over a long period of time with muskeg water…along with the erosion from the water,...



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