The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is rehabilitating highways and bridges in the southern Interior and building new infrastructure where it is needed.
The Government of British Columbia will continue to invest in transportation infrastructure for the safe, reliable and efficient movement of people and goods.
In the southern Interior, several highway infrastructure upgrade projects are ongoing, recently completed or getting underway in 2021.
Highlighted projects include:
- Trans-Canada Highway Four-Laning Program – Kamloops to Alberta border ($1.044 billion over the next three years)
- Highway 93/95 roundabout in Radium Hot Springs ($11.9 million) – completed
- Highway 3 near Castlegar – Paulson Bridge rehabilitation ($6 million) - completed
- Highway 99 Ten Mile Slide near Lillooet ($60 million)
- Jaffray Passing Lane ($9.2 million)
- Kootenay River Bridge ($6.5 million)
- Lillooet Station Bridge ($11.9 million)
- West Fraser Road flood recovery ($103.4 million)
- Highway 33 near Big White Ski Resort – resurfacing ($6.5 million) – completed
- Highway 97 through 100 Mile House – resurfacing ($6.6 million)
- Highway 97 between Penticton & Summerland – median-barrier installation ($1.5 million)
- Highway 97A between Armstrong and Vernon – median-barrier installation
Livestock Fencing Program:
- The provincial Livestock Fencing Program has been extended ($1 million annually for the next four years).
- The program, which is a partnership between the provincial government and BC Cattlemen’s Association, helps keep people safe while driving and helps ranchers protect their livestock.