Ranking for 2014: 70
Industry Sector: Transportation
Specific Sector: Highway
Range: $500,000,000 - $1 billion
Project Value: $450,000,000
Government Funds Involved: The province anticipates developing a future cost-sharing arrangement with the federal government toward detailed design and construction of Phase 4 of the project.
Funding Source: Public
Location: Golden, British Columbia
Estimated End Date of Substantial Completion: N/A
This is a long-term project that involves upgrades, and a significant realignment of more than four kilometres of the Trans-Canada Highway through the Kicking Horse Canyon to improve traffic operations, safety, and reduce rock-fall hazards.
Phases 1, 2, and 3 are already complete, and Phase 4 will move ahead once a funding agreement is reached between the provincial and federal governments.