Kicking Horse Canyon Project



Premier's Award  - Innovation 2006/2007

Project Overview Presentation



August 20, 2008

Project Update

Phase 3 Construction to Begin September 2008

GOLDEN –The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has issued a call for tenders to reconstruct 8.8 kilometres of the Trans-Canada Highway east of Golden, signaling the start of Phase 3 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Project. This section of work is co-funded between the Province of British Columbia and the Government of Canada under the Building Canada Fund, a partnership that is accelerating progress on the national highway to help build a stronger, safer and better country. (more)


November 6, 2007

News Release

Improvements part of new Canada-BC infrastructure Framework Agreement

GOLDEN – The Governments of Canada and British Columbia today announced improvements to the Trans-Canada Highway through the Kicking Horse Canyon as a priority for funding under Building Canada, the Government of Canada’s new long-term infrastructure plan. The Governments of Canada and British Columbia also announced the signing of a Framework Agreement worth over $2.2 billion under Building Canada. (more)

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August 31, 2007

Construction Update:

Park Bridge opens to traffic

GOLDEN – The new Park Bridge opened to traffic on Thursday evening, August 30, 2007 just a few hours after Premier Gordon Campbell drove a 50’s classic car over the bridge in a ceremonial first crossing. (more)


January 29, 2007

Construction Update:

Girder Launching under way on new Park Bridge

GOLDEN – The installation of girders for the new Park Bridge has begun, as construction continues on Phase 2 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Project. (more)


November 24, 2006

Construction Update:

Contractors pass baton from Phase 1 to Phase 2

GOLDEN– In an informal ceremony, a ceremonial baton has been passed between contractors working on the Kicking Horse Canyon Project. (more)


March 10, 2006

News Release:

Canada , B.C. Sign Kicking Horse Highway Agreement

VANCOUVER – An agreement has been signed between Canada and British Columbia to replace the Park (10-Mile) Bridge, upgrade approach curves, and construct and realign over 5 km of new four-lane highway east of Golden, in the Kicking Horse Canyon. Under the agreement, the Government of Canada will provide up to $62.5 million, and the Government of British Columbia will provide the remainder of the budget for the project, estimated at $130 million. (more)


July 8, 2004

News Release:

$17.2 Million Awarded for Yoho Bridge Improvements

GOLDEN - A contract awarded to Emil Anderson Construction Ltd., to undertake significant improvements in the Kicking Horse Canyon section of the Trans-Canada Highway was announced today by Minister of Transportation Kevin Falcon. (more)



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