VSA: Who We Are

VSA Highway Maintenance Ltd. (VSA) was formed in 1988 to participate in the first round of highway maintenance privatization and was awarded the contract for Okanagan-Shuswap. VSA is now proud to service the Nicola region. VSA is part of the Gilowski Group, a group of companies who provide high quality service in highway maintenance, construction, and ready mix concrete.

Other Gilowski Group Companies

Okanagan Aggregates Ltd. (OAL) started in 1972 as a trucking and land development company. Since then, OAL has grown steadily and successfully and has expanded into other business areas such as:

  • Aggregate Crushing
  • Road and Bridge Construction
  • Subdivision Development
  • Paving
  • Low-bedding

Associated Ready Mix (ARM) was acquired in 1995 to complement OAL’s road and bridge construction programs. ARM currently offers the following products:

  • Ready Mix Concrete
  • Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF)
  • SuperSeal Basement Systems
  • Concrete Lock Blocks

Our personnel practices are designed to recruit the best, protect their health and safety, train them, and improve their skill sets and performance.

Our Fundamental Beliefs


We strive to protect the public by maintaining the highways within our district safe at all times of the year and in all conditions of weather.

Commitment to Continual Improvement

We are committed to the principles of continual improvement in our business operations; at all levels of the organization.


We value and apply open, honest and timely communication between staff, our Client, stakeholders, and all members of the general public.


Individually and as an organization we are an innovative group of people who use initiative to solve problems.

Personal Growth

We foster the idea that the company and each employee accept responsibility for personal growth and professional development.


We take pride in the work of every employee in our organization and their contributions to the communities in which they live and work.


We believe in teamwork at the operational level, corporate level, and with our stakeholders and customer.