This aerial view of Kitimat and the Douglas Channel shows many of the roads and intersections in Kitimat that had high collision numbers for 2019. (District of Kitimat/Wikimedia Commons)

Here are Kitimat’s 10 worst streets and intersections for collisions

A look at the top 10 roads and intersections for crash numbers in Kitimat.

ICBC tracks and records all the crashes that occur at different intersections and roads around B.C. Here are Kitimat’s top 10 roads with highest collision numbers for 2019.

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Hwy 37

Hwy 37 runs from the Yukon to Kitimat. The Kitimat crashes occurred at or around the Hwy 37 intersection with Nalabila Blvd. and Haisla Blvd. ICBC reports 30 crashes here in 2019.

City Centre

This includes the upper and lower mall parking lot areas and the surrounding intersections at Lahakas Blvd. 23 crashes were reported here in 2019.

Haisla Blvd.

Haisla Blvd. runs from the intersection with Nalabila Blvd. and Hwy 37 until the N Anderson Mainline by the LNG work sites, where it becomes Alcan Rd. 10 crashes were reported on this road in 2019.

Mountainview Square

This includes the Save-On-Foods parking lot areas and up to the 606 Mountainview Square parking lot area. 10 crashes were reported here in 2019.

Kitamaat Village Road

Kitamaat Village Road lies across from Nalabila Blvd. at Hwy 37, and runs south to Kitamaat Village. 8 crashes were reported on this road in 2019.

3rd St.

3rd St. is located in the Service Centre area of Kitimat, intersecting with Haisla Blvd., Industrial Ave., and Enterprise Ave. 4 crashes were reported on this road in 2019.

Albatross Ave.

Albatross Ave. is in the Nechako neighbourhood, running East-West between Lahakas Blvd. and Kingfisher Ave. 4 crashes were reported on Albatross in 2019.

Banyay Ave.

Banyay Ave. is located in the Whitesail neighbourhood of Kitimat, off Alexander Ave. and merging with Stickney St. 4 crashes were reported on this road in 2019.

Dyke Road

The Dyke Road intersects with Columbia Ave. W and runs parallel to Riverlodge. 4 crashes were reported on the Dyke Road in 2019.

Kingfisher Ave.

Kingfisher Ave. intersects with Haisla Blvd. and runs up to the Hirsch Creek Golf & Winter Club. 4 crashes were reported on Kingfisher Ave. in 2019.

Altogether, the top 10 roads and intersections with the highest crash numbers in Kitimat in 2019 total 101 collisions in Kitimat for 2019. For more information about collisions in Kitimat and around B.C. visit the ICBC website.



clare.rayment@northernsentinel.com

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