Highway 1 - North Fork

The North Fork Bridge replacement 28 km east of Sicamous will increase highway capacity from two to four lanes and improve traffic flow.

North Fork Highway Project

Improvements include:

  • 3.5-km section widened to four lanes
  • Four-lane bridge replaces existing truss bridge, which is 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

Status: Construction underway

Project Benefits

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