Variant of NAICS 1997 - Labour Force Survey (LFS) Industries

231310 - Highway, Street and Bridge Construction

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in constructing, maintaining and repairing highways, streets and bridges, public sidewalks and airport runways. A general contractor building a new roadway would normally be responsible for preparing the road bed, surfacing it, and installing any sidewalks and landscaping. Special trade contractors primarily engaged in the installation and repair of guardrails and roadway signs, and in line-painting on roadways and parking areas, are included.

  • Example Activities:

    • Airport runway construction, general contractors
    • Asphalt paving (e.g., roads, public sidewalks, streets), contractors
    • Bridge approaches, construction
    • Bridge, construction
    • Culvert, construction
    • Guardrail construction on highways
    • Highway, street and road, construction (except maintenance)
    • Painting lines on highways
    • Road resurfacing
    • Road surfaces and parking areas, marking
    • Sign erection (i.e., highway, street) contractors
    • Street gutters and curbing (except residential), construction
    • Tarring roads
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