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.