October 07, 2016 - 9:00 PM
PRINCETON - Motorists taking the Hope-Princeton highway will enjoy a safer, faster trip thanks to some recently completed highway construction.
The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure announced today the Saturday Creek realignment project, a $16 million dollar realignment and widening project is now complete, 25 kilometres west of Princeton.
A section of highway 1.8 kilometres in length underwent a major realignment in addition to expanding the road surface from two to three lanes, according to a B.C. government media release.
The Saturday Creek project is located just east of the ongoing $12.5 million Sunday Creek realignment project.
Forestry road access were relocated to safer locations, roadside barriers and rumble strips have also been added to the highway. The project is part of a series of ongoing road construction efforts to improve Highway 3. The work was completed ahead of schedule.
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