The Town of Oliver is responsible for the operation and maintenance of all roads within its municipal boundaries except the curb-to-curb portion of Highway 97, which is maintained by Aim Road Maintenance under contract to the Ministry of Transportation and Highways. The Ministry is also responsible for all road maintenance in the rural areas.
Concerns about Highway 97 and all rural roads should be reported to the Ministry of Transportation in Penticton at 250-487-4750 or Aim Road Maintenance at 1-866-222-4204. Traffic signals are also maintained by the Ministry.
Most regular road maintenance inside Oliver is carried out directly by municipal crews. This work includes street sweeping, snow removal, sidewalk repair, banner maintenance, sign maintenance and minor pavement repairs. Specialty items such as crack-sealing, line-painting, drainage system maintenance and paving are normally contracted out.
To contact the Town with a road concern, you may call 250-485-6213 during regular office hours or send an email to Public Works at firstname.lastname@example.org. For after hours emergency concerns only, you may call 250-498-6335 to leave a message for on-call crew. Please note: The Town of Oliver maintains roads within town boundaries only.
Most street lights within town boundaries are owned and maintained by FortisBC, the Town also owns and maintains some of the street lights within town boundaries. Street light outages can be reported to the Town and will be forwarded to the appropriate crew for attention.
To report a street light outage, please contact Public Works at 250-485-6213 or email@example.com.