Highway 1 - Kamloops to Alberta - Travel Advisories

The Trans-Canada Highway 1 is the primary east-west connection through British Columbia. The Four-Laning Program is underway and may create travel delays throughout the corridor. Find out why this is still your most efficient route from Kamloops to Alberta and what to expect during construction.

Simple Road Map Kamloops to Alberta Border

Anticipated construction delays

Expect travel delays as we continue to upgrade the Trans-Canada Highway to a modern four-lane standard.

Plan travel in advance and be mindful of construction activities. Please continue to check DriveBC.ca and this website for more detailed and up-to-date information.

We would like to thank the public in advance for their patience as we work to improve the safety, reliability and capacity of the highway.

Kamloops to Golden
*This table does not take into account unanticipated emergency and maintenance activities.
Please click the links for information about additional traffic delays.

Location Unrestricted traffic flow travel time Expect delays up to:
Kamloops to Salmon Arm 65 min 20 min – 30 min
Salmon Arm to Revelstoke 70 min 5 min – 10 min
Revelstoke to Golden 110 min 20 min – 40 min
Cumulative Delays for Entire Route from Kamloops to Golden 245 min (4 hours 5 min) 45 min – 80 min


Related Travel Delays

Travellers on Highway 1 - Kamloops to Alberta often continue their travels on the following routes.
There may be additional delays due to other construction projects.

Project Travel Advisory Links Plan Your Route Links
Kicking Horse Canyon for planned closures and detours Golden to Alberta Border
2021 B.C. Highway Flood Recovery Projects - Highway 5 - Coquihalla Hope to Merritt
2021 B.C. HIghway Flood Recovery Projects - Highway 1 - Fraser Canyon Hope to Spences Bridge

Overall travel advice

Project travel advisories

Check DriveBC for current highway conditions and follow @DriveBC on Twitter.

Obey the Cone Zone

There will be enhanced enforcement around cone zones for the duration of the construction. Plan for delays. Slow down. Keep your cool.

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Project Photos

Project Photos

Photographs of the Highway 1 - Kamloops to Alberta - Four Laning Program

Project Videos

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