Kicking Horse Canyon Project - Facts & Features

Find out some of the facts and features and engineering challenges of the Kicking Horse Canyon Project - Phase 4.

Highlights:

  • Section length: 4.8 kilometres
  • Design criteria: four lanes;100 km/h design speed
  • Alignment improvements; rock fall / avalanche hazard reduction
  • Bridges, retaining walls, rock catchment ditches
  • Wildlife protection including passage and fencing

Delivery Model:

  • Design-Build delivery
  • Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) will apply to ensure a stable source of skilled labour
  • Up to approximately 250 workers to be employed
  • Planned completion winter 2023-24

Estimated Cost: $601 million