Highway 1 - North Fork

The North Fork Bridge replacement 28 km east of Sicamous has increased highway capacity from two to four lanes and improved traffic flow.

North Fork Highway Project

Improvements included:

  • 3.5-km section widened to four lanes
  • Four-lane bridge replaced existing truss bridge, which was nearing the end of its service life
  • Paved centre median with 2.6-metre-wide barrier
  • 2.5-metre-wide paved shoulders
  • Rumble strips
  • 1.7 km of new frontage roads
  • Two new protected T-intersections
  • Retaining wall to avoid impacts on rail corridor


Completed fall 2018

Project Benefits

  • Improved safety and reliability with widened lanes and shoulders
  • New bridge supports height clearance required by commercial vehicles