Construction standards are compiled and published by Construction
and Maintenance Branch of the Highways Department. They are contained
in the Standard Specifications for Highway Construction
which is updated on an annual basis. Engineering Branch, among others,
contributes to the development of these standards. For easy reference
and distribution, these standards are available on the Construction
Maintenance Branch website
Geometric design standards are listed in the BC Supplement to TAC Geometric Design Guide.
Section 90 of the Transportation Act
authorizes the Minister of Transportation to establish highway standards for
rural highways. This includes highways dedicated on a rural subdivision plan.
there are existing agreements between the Ministry of Transportation
and other parties, those agreements shall prevail.