10.8 Mile culvert replacement project nearly complete
July 6, 2023
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...