Yellowhead Road & Bridge (Fort George) Ltd. was formed in 1996 after winning the contract tendered in 1996 to provide highway maintenance within the Fort George Contract Area (Service Area #19). A former associated but separate company, Yellowhead Road & Bridge (Prince George) Ltd., maintained the Fort George contract area from October 28, 1988 until October 27, 1991. This now defunct company, along with Yellowhead Road & Bridge (Robson) Ltd. and Yellowhead Road & Bridge (Vanderhoof) Ltd. comprised the original YRB Group of Companies. The current operating company, YRB (Fort George) Ltd., was successful in both bidding on the contract in 1996, 2004 and in retaining the maintenance contract re-tendered in 2019. The current contract was renewed on June 1st
2019 and will expire on May 30, 2029, with the possibility of a 5-year extension.
As with all other YRB companies, Yellowhead Road & Bridge (Fort George) Ltd. is 100% employee-owned. All employee-owners take great pride in the work they do providing maintenance services in the communities where they and their families live.
The Fort George contract area contains the main cities of Prince George and Mackenzie, as well as the communities and settlements of Stoner, Red Rock, Summit Lake, Bear Lake, McLeod Lake, Giscome, Upper Fraser, Sinclair Mills, Hutton, Longworth, Penny and Dome Creek. YRB (Fort George) has maintenance establishments in Prince George, Bear Lake, Aleza Lake and Slim Creek, as well as a winter-only facility at Tudyah Lake. The Contract area boundaries are located just south of Stoner on Highway 97 to the south, 100 yards north of Mackenzie junction on Highway 97 to the north, Bednesti Lake on Highway 16 to the west and just west of Crescent Spur (Snowshoe Creek) on Highway 16 to the east.
Service area 19 has 3389 lane kilometers of maintained roads (1098 of which are numbered highway. There are 6 rest areas 103 structures (67 bridges, 17 large culverts, 14 retaining walls and 5 tunnels).
- Yellowhead Road & Bridge (Fort George) Ltd received first place for recognition of excellence in road and bridge maintenance in 2014
- Yellowhead Road & Bridge (Fort George) Ltd was a finalist for recognition of excellence in road and bridge maintenance in 2022
Yellowhead Road and Bridge (Fort George) Ltd.
The Yellowhead Road & Bridge (Fort George) Ltd team strives for maintenance excellence, equipment innovation and community involvement. Be sure to watch for their new “Tow Plow” on the highways throughout Prince George.
Our team members are dedicated to providing levels of service that exceed that of the maintenance specifications and continue to evolve their operations to align with the changing climate conditions.
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