Major upgrades are set to transform regional travel and transit reliability along Highway 1 between 216th and 264th streets, with the project now open for tender.
Spearheaded by the B.C. government, this initiative aims to alleviate traffic congestion, enhance sustainable transportation options, and bolster transit capacity in Langley and the Fraser Valley.
Metro Vancouver and the Iona Projects team is asking the community to provide feedback on proposed improvements to the causeway leading to Iona Island.
As part of their commitment to transparency and community engagement, Metro Vancouver values your feedback in making well-informed decisions regarding this infrastructure project.
To optimize the journey for drivers, here are two tools that play a crucial role in route planning - the DriveBC Height Clearance Tool and the TransLink Truck Route Planner
DriveBC Height Clearance Tool
Starting the week of February 5, a one-month full closure will be implemented on Front Street between Begbie Street and E. Columbia Street. Front Street Mews will remain open.
This closure is required for crews to offload steel girders, build temporary support structures, and begin installing girders, which will form the new bridge deck between Front Street and Columbia Street.
Travellers passing through Cache Creek can anticipate a safer and more reliable journey, thanks to the upcoming Cache Creek Crossing Restoration Project.
This aims to enhance travel safety, particularly for those relying on Highway 97.
To extend the lifespan of the Salmon River Bridge on the 10th Avenue S.W. frontage road, rehabilitation work is scheduled to take place from early January until March 31, 2024.
This crucial infrastructure project aims to enhance the structural integrity of the bridge for long-term sustainability.
DriveBC took a significant step in enhancing road safety by incorporating 11 additional cameras with 27 new perspectives into its network. This expansion aims to provide drivers with a better picture of traffic and weather conditions, particularly crucial during winter travel.
The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure deployed crews across the province to identify optimal locations for these webcams based on the specific needs outlined by contractors, and weather experts.
In order to increase safety and efficiency on Highway 1 in the Shuswap region, the Province is inviting prospective builders to pre-qualify to participate in the bridge replacement project. This marks the beginning of the next phase of the R.W. Bruhn Bridge replacement project.
For the remainder of December and into the new year, there will be twice-weekly, temporary closures on Highway 97 due to blasting.
While work is ongoing at the location of the August rockslide, Callan Road and Okanagan Lake Provincial Park, north of Summerland, will be closed from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Commencing Friday, December 15, 2023, commuters traveling on Highway 1 south of Spences Bridge will experience expedited travel times with the introduction of two-way traffic. This development follows a meticulous two-year reconstruction effort initiated in the aftermath of the 2021 floods.