Construction is underway on tghe latest phase of expanding the Trans-Canada Highway to four lanes.
Approximately 2.5 kilometres of Highway between between Donald and Forde Station Road, about 20 kilometres west of Golden is being widened.
The project includes improved access to the commercial vehicle safety enforcement inspection station.
During construction, drivers can expect some delays, and are reminded to obey construction speed zones and follow traffic control at all times.
Barrie Mackay Contracting Ltd. of Cranbrook was awarded the $10.3-million contract on Dec. 20, 2017, for the four-laning portion of this project, which will include work opportunities for the Shuswap Indian Band.
The total estimated project of $19.4 million is cost shared, with the Government of Canada contributing up to $7.27 million through the Provincial-Territorial Infrastructure Component of the New Building Canada Fund, and the Province providing the remaining $12.13 million.