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Updated October 5, 2009

Wright Station Curves

Project Update: October 5, 2009

Project Scope:

  • Re-align 4.2 km of Highway 97, between 100 Mile House and Williams Lake, to a 100 km/h corridor standard and construct to 4-lanes in concert with the Cariboo Connector 4-Laning Strategy
  • Access management improvements include turn slots and deceleration lanes at Wright Station and Butler Roads, as well as consolidation of other minor roads and access
  • These improvements will address safety issues and provide increased highway capacity and mobility

Benefits:

  • Improved safety and mobility for the travelling public on this high-accident section of Highway 97
  • Consolidating accesses off the highway will reduce accidents

Cost and Funding:

  • Total project cost is approximately $13.8 million
  • The provincial government is investing $9.1 million
  • The federal government is investing $4.7 million under the Mountain Pine Beetle Program under APGCI

Wright Corner Curves

Wright Station Curves Location Map

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