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Winfield to Oyama NB

Highway 97 — Winfield to Oyama — Four Laning


The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is upgrading Highway 97 to four lanes between Winfield and Oyama in the District Of Lake Country, B.C. This will remove the last two lane section of Highway 97 between West Kelowna and Armstrong. The new 9 km alignment will be west of the existing highway above Wood Lake.

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Benefits of Project

The new four-lane section of Highway 97 will:

  • Increase corridor capacity through this section and address safety concerns
  • Address mobility and reliability issues as well as reduce delays and improve travel times
  • Increase posted speed through this section from 80 km/h to 100 km/h
  • Provide controlled access, limiting conflict points along the alignment

Project Schedule

  • The project was opened to the public on August 16, 2013.
  • Contract was awarded to Windley Contracting (2010) Ltd. on March 25, 2011.
  • Final construction and clean-up anticipated by October 2013.


  • Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
    Project Manager
    Rampaul Dulay

  • Windley Contracting (2010) Ltd.
    Chelsea Carr
    3711 Shenton Road
    Nanaimo, BC  V9T 2H1
    Ph: 250-758-3411
    Fx:  250-758-0917