GOLDEN, B.C. — The Province of B.C. has awarded the final contract for the Kicking Horse Canyon Project near Golden.
The fourth and final phase construction contract has been finalized and officially awarded to Kicking Horse Canyon Constructors (KHCC), which includes Aecon Group Inc., Parsons Inc. and Emil Anderson Construction.
The group was named as the preferred proponent team on Sept. 18. The $440.6-million contract award completes the province’s procurement process that began in December 2019.
The final phase will modernize the remaining 4.8 kilometres of meandering two-lane highway by widening it to four-lanes and giving it a 100 km/h standard. It is expected to be substantially complete in winter 2023-24.
The project has a budget of $601 million, with $386 million from the provincial government and $215 million from the federal government.