Fiber-optic diversion

Workers divert trans-Canada fiber-optic cable from alongside North Thompson River to safer route next to Highway 5 in Clearwater

A Ditch Witch burrows a hole under Highway 5 south of Wells Gray Inn.

A Ditch Witch burrows a hole under Highway 5 south of Wells Gray Inn.

A Ditch Witch burrows a hole under Highway 5 south of Wells Gray Inn. The machine was working on a project to divert part of the trans-Canada fiber-optic line away from its present route next to the North Thompson River to a less flood prone location.