RW Bruhn Bridge


The Highway 1 four-laning project includes approximately 1.9 km of Highway 1 four-laning, replacement of the existing R.W. Bruhn Bridge with a new four-lane bridge, and intersection improvements between Old Sicamous Road and Silver Sands Road.


  • The project is currently in the detailed design phase      
  • Utility relocations are planned to initiate in 2023
  • Construction tender is planned to advance in 2023

Project Benefits

  • Improve safety and traffic flow along the Trans-Canada Highway 1 corridor
  • Replace the aging RW Bruhn Bridge
  • Improve safety of local road connections at the Trans-Canada Highway 1
  • Enhance safety for pedestrians and cyclists along the existing Trans-Canada Highway 1 corridor

Project Cost

The total project cost is estimated at $224.5 million. This includes up to $91.08 million from the Government of Canada under the Provincial-Territorial Infrastructure Component of the New Building Canada Fund.

Public Consultation

Notice of application to the federal Minister of Transport, pursuant to the Canadian Navigable Waters Act:

Please visit the website regularly for project updates. The following Information Boards provide background on the project, an overview of the design, summary of recent progress, schedule and next steps.

Several consultations have been held to gather feedback and present options for the R.W. Bruhn Bridge Replacement Project. 

Project Concept


RW Bruhn Bridge Drive Through Eastbound 2021


RW Bruhn Bridge Drive Through Old Sicamous Road to Old Spallumcheen Road 2021

Concept Stills

Eastbound TrafficEastbound Traffic

RW Bruhn BridgeRW Bruhn Bridge

Boat ParkingBoat Parking

Silver Sands Road IntersectionSilver Sands Road Intersection

Old Sicamous Road UnderpassOld Sicamous Road Underpass

Multi-Use PathMulti-Use Path

Gill Avenue IntersectionGill Avenue Intersection