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Province of British Columbia
INFORMATION BULLETIN
For Immediate Release
2019TRAN0185-002028
Oct. 23, 2019
Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
Information sessions for Kicking Horse Canyon Project

GOLDEN – The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure invites the public to attend information sessions in Radium Hot Springs and Golden to discuss traffic management planning for the final phase of the Kicking Horse Canyon Project.

Project staff will be on hand to answer questions and share information about tentative plans and timelines for traffic management during construction. This includes non-peak closures of Highway 1 and the use of Highway 93/95 as a detour.

Full highway closures during non-peak periods will be needed for the safety of workers and the travelling public, and to ensure the project is completed in a timely manner.

Representatives from BC Infrastructure Benefits will attend both sessions to answer questions and provide information related to employment and apprenticeship opportunities with this project through the Community Benefits Agreement.

These information sessions follow significant consultation with numerous community groups, including Indigenous communities, local government, the tourism industry, the business community, the school district and emergency services. The sessions will help inform the final traffic management plan, which will be refined later this year.

The public is invited to two information sessions:

Radium Hot Springs
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019
Time: 4 to 8 p.m.
Location: Radium Hot Springs Community Centre, 4863 Stanley St.

Golden
Date: Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019
Time: 4 to 8 p.m.
Location: Golden Civic Centre, 806 - 10th Ave. S.

For those unable to attend, all information-session materials will be posted online following the sessions: www.kickinghorsecanyon.ca

Learn More:

For more information on the ministry’s Highway 1 four-laning program, visit: www.gov.bc.ca/bchwy1-projects

To find out more about employment and apprenticeship opportunities through the Community Benefits Agreement, visit: https://www.bcib.ca/

For Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure engagement opportunities, visit: https://engage.gov.bc.ca/govtogetherbc/

 
Contact:
 
Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
Media Relations
Government Communications and Public Engagement
250 356-8241
 

 
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