Highway 1 - Salmon Arm West

Salmon Arm West Project {Photo

This portion of the Highway 1 - Kamloops to Alberta program involves four-laning and other improvements along Highway 1 in west Salmon Arm, including intersection upgrades and construction of new frontage roads.

Project Cost

The total budget for the Salmon Arm West four-laning project is $184.7. This includes up to $31.4 million from the Government of Canada under the Provincial-Territorial Infrastructure Component of the New Building Canada Fund.

Project Benefits

  • Improved safety and mobility
  • Increase to four lanes with median barrier
  • New bridge over Salmon River
  • Wider shoulders to increase safety for motorist and cyclists
  • Improved pedestrian cyclist trail network
  • Improved access to and from the Trans-Canada Highway
  • Improved alignment to provide better sight lines

Public Consultation

On November 28, 2017, 177 people attended a public open house that was held to present details of the Salmon Arm West project. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure staff were on hand to provide information and answer questions.

Project Concept

Future View of Highway 1 as Part of the Salmon Arm West Project