Electrical Maintenance

Private contractors are responsible for maintaining the electrical infrastructure year-round on highways and Provincially-owned side roads in B.C. Some examples of electrical inventory maintained by the contractors include:

  • Overhead lights
  • Traffic and pedestrian signals
  • Warning signs, railway flashers and fire signals
  • Tunnel and snowshed lighting
  • Speed reader boards
  • Web cameras

Agreement & Specifications

There are four electrical maintenance service areas in B.C.

The existing electrical maintenance services agreements are for approximately four-year terms with a possibility of a four-year extension.


To ensure contractors are meeting their obligations their performance is monitored.