Hwy 1 now fully closed east of Golden until December

Josh Duncan | September 20, 2021 in BC Interior

Local Community Advertising

The fourth and final phase of the Kicking Horse Canyon Project is a complex one, which means traffic disruptions and full highway closures will be needed.

Work got underway earlier this month and there were some periodic closures of the Trans-Canada Highway (Hwy 1) east of Golden.

As of today at noon, however, the highway is fully closed between Golden and Castle Junction.
 


The full 24-hour-per-day closure of the highway will be in place until Dec. 1.

There will be two exceptions during that time, as Hwy 1 will reopen at times during the Sept. 25-26 weekend and for the entire Thanksgiving weekend.

While the highway is fully closed, traffic will be able to detour through Radium Hot Springs by using Hwy 93 and Hwy 95, which will add 90 minutes of travel time.

The Province says their traffic management strategy has been designed to minimize and mitigate traffic disruptions while allowing work to proceed safely and on schedule.

For more information on the Kicking Horse Canyon Project, click this link.

Thumbnail photo courtesy of Kicking Horse Canyon Phase 4 on Facebook.

Local Community Advertising

Trending Stories

UPDATE: Police requesting homeowner remove Confederate flag from Halloween display

‘Significant and solemn day’: Nearly 6,000 BC healthcare workers fired or suspended without pay

VIDEO: Kelowna nurses protest against vaccine mandate

Kelowna native identifies himself as John Doe in Blackhawks sexual assault scandal

Cause of 8 New Brunswick 'mystery' brain disease deaths identified by pathologist

Leopold’s Tavern moving into Kelowna in old Fernando’s location

BC’s top doctor says Interior Health will join 100% capacity club ‘very soon’

BC Interior man, 73, wanted for child pornography offences