Kicking Horse Canyon Project
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Premier's Award  - Innovation 2006/2007

Project Overview Presentation


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PROJECT UPDATES

(See Traffic Advisories for construction and traffic control information)


July 24, 2014

Project Update

Phase 3 Complete

GOLDEN – Phase 3 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Project is now complete, bringing the total length of finished improvements to 21 out of 26 kilometres. The new four lane highway at the 4 Kilometre Wall opened to traffic in the fall of 2013. Finishing details took place during spring 2014.

Ongoing updates and additional information on the project are posted at www.kickinghorsecanyon.ca.

Grading, Paving and Finishing

Traffic at the completed 4 Kilometre Wall and Approaches
(photo taken June 2014, looking west).


August 22, 2013

Project Update

4 Kilometre Grading, Paving and Finishing

GOLDEN - Dawson Construction Limited was awarded a contract in July 2013 to complete the remaining roadworks on the Trans Canada Highway four kilometres east of Golden. Work includes grading, paving, drainage, barrier placement and wildlife exclusion fencing. Construction began mid-August and will be finished later this year.

Ongoing updates and additional information on the project are posted at www.kickinghorsecanyon.ca.

Grading, Paving and Finishing

Workers are on site to finish four-laning a section of the Trans-Canada Highway
located 4 kilometres east of Golden (photo taken August 2013).

 


November 5, 2012

Project Update

4 Kilometre Wall and Approaches Status

GOLDEN – With 3.8 kilometres of the Golden Hill to West Portal section completed, Emil Anderson Construction Ltd. has turned over the construction baton to Tercon Construction, the contractor now on site to build the final 1.2 km section of upgrades within Phase 3 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Project.

Ongoing updates and additional information on the project are posted at www.kickinghorsecanyon.ca.

Passing the Baton

This photo, taken in early November 2012, shows the progress made on the
large retaining wall as part of the “4 Kilometre Wall and Approaches” project under
Phase 3 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Project. This section will be completed in 2013.


June 8, 2012

Project Update

Baton passed to final Phase 3 contractor

GOLDEN – With 3.8 kilometres of the Golden Hill to West Portal section completed, Emil Anderson Construction Ltd. has turned over the construction baton to Tercon Construction, the contractor now on site to build the final 1.2 km section of upgrades within Phase 3 of the Kicking Horse Canyon Project.

Ongoing updates and additional information on the project are posted at www.kickinghorsecanyon.ca.

Passing the Baton

Calvin Ecklund (left) of Emil Anderson Construction Ltd.
passes the construction baton to Tony Greatbanks (right) of Tercon Construction


May 16, 2012

Project Update

4 KM Wall Work has Begun

GOLDEN – A large new retaining wall is being built 4 kilometres east of town to expand another stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway to four lanes and eliminate tight curves.

Tercon began work on Monday, May 14th and is expected to have a crew of 15 on the site at peak times until completion in the fall.

During construction, please remember to respect the ‘cone zone’ --- watch out for workers and obey posted signs, markers and personnel at all times.

Site Prep

Site preparation work began last Monday with clearing and minor earthworks
(highway is located above and to the left)


November 25, 2011

Project Update

Work complete on latest Kicking Horse Canyon projects

GOLDEN – Several projects to upgrade the Trans-Canada Highway east of Golden have been completed, ensuring this important route will be safer and more reliable for travellers this winter.

( more )


October 13, 2011

Project Update

Moving mountains to improve Highway 1 safety

GOLDEN – The construction of a retaining wall three storeys high will be part of improvements to 1.2 kilometres of the Trans-Canada Highway east of Golden, helping make this important route safer and more reliable.

( more )


August 24, 2011

Project Update

Cyclists, hikers get path up Golden Hill

GOLDEN - Outdoor recreation in the Golden area is getting a boost with the construction of a new trail up Golden Hill.

( more )


April 29, 2011

Project Update

Highway construction in full swing again

The 2011 construction season has begun on the Kicking Horse Canyon Project, and crews are particularly busy on the section closest to town, working hard at preparing new highway lanes and re-constructing local network roads in order to move traffic off the current detour route on Golden Hill.

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October 14, 2010

Project Update

Contractors pass baton on Phase 3


2 years after Ledcor CMI received the baton which signified the transition from Phase 2 to Phase 3 construction, it is their turn to pass it on to Emil Anderson Construction Ltd., the contractor building the Golden Hill to West Portal section of Phase 3.

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Colin Blonarowitz (left), Construction Manager for Emil Anderson Construction Ltd., receives the construction baton from Joel Ironmonger (right), Project Manager, Ledcor CMI


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