KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The resurfacing of 485 kilometres of highways and sideroads in British Columbia’s south interior is underway and expected to be completed by Sept. 29.
The roads will be resurfaced in groupings. The fist chunk of resurfacing will focus on 38 kilometres of Canim-Hendrix Lake Road, 2.8 kilometres of Canim Lake South Road, 8.5 kilometres of Horse Lake Road and other roads in the area. This project will be delivered by Keywest Asphalt (333) Ltd. who were awarded an $8 million contract.
Overall, the resurfacing of roads in the southern interior is expected to cost $120 million in 2023, states a news release.
There are 13 other phases to the resurfacing. Some of the longest sections include 56 kilometres of Highway 3 Nighthawk Road to Osoyoos and Highway 97 U.S. border to Junction Highway 3 and area side roads.