1.3km of 3-4m wide paved pathway including gravels, grading and 3 lock-block retaining walls. Main challenge was working between Highway 97 and Okanagan Lake in limited space with midsummer tourist traffic.
The objective of the works was to create northbound and southbound passing lanes on 2.80km new alignment with the existing highway becoming frontage road. The major work carried out on this project is: - 25,000 cubic metres of excavation - 19,000 cubic metres of gravel - 17,500 tonnes of paving - 2.4 km of roadside cable barrier Other components of this project include Quality Management, Environment Management, drainage, signage and intersection lighting.
Highway widening and intersection improvements including 1,500m2 of retaining walls, 36,000m3 of excavation, drainage and sanitary sewer works, street-lighting and signalization.