The Red Hill Valley Parkway Inquiry (RHVPI) is ready to hear from those who where involved in an accident on the roadway.
It says anyone who was affected by a crash can make an application to be heard and that includes victims and their family members.
Those who have information or documentation can send an email to the inquiry over the website RHVPI.ca with their name, contact information and a brief description of their incident.
Meetings will be set up next month with the public inquiry set to begin next year.
The inquiry was announced in April of 2019, was commissioned by the city of Hamilton and centers around a 2013 Tradewind Scientific report, which analyzed friction levels on the parkway and suggested some safety issues.
The audit recommended “remedial actions” and an investigation of the asphalt after friction values were discovered to be “below or well below” U.K. safety standards, which were used as a benchmark in the study.
Earlier this month council for the inquiry said the process had become “slower and more complicated” than expected due to the coronavirus pandemic and a for historical documents.
So far, the inquiry has received about 74,000 documents from participants and other people who hold relevant technical information which is now being reviewed with the help of design experts, analyzing everything from asphalt composition to construction methods.
Meanwhile, lawyers representing a multi-million-dollar lawsuit against the city of Hamilton, alleging improper design and maintenance of the Parkway are still awaiting a judge to certify their class action.
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