Environmental Management in Highway Construction

The Province ensures that all highway construction and maintenance work is carried out in an environmentally responsible manner. These environmental programs, specifications and best practices guide work on the highway system and ensure compliance with environmental laws and regulations.


Environmental programs invest funds to restore, protect and improve environmental resources with direct benefits to the highway infrastructure, projects, safety, maintenance and operations. The Province works with partners, stakeholders and contractors to gather research, identify priorities and reduce the environmental impact of transportation infrastructure.

Reference and Training Materials

B.C.'s transportation infrastructure is developed and maintained in an environmentally responsible manner by following  environmental policies, standards, specifications, and best practices.