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Springline Construction wins $29.7M contract to widen Trans-Canada in B.C. Interior

September 9, 2020   By On-Site Staff

The work is one part of a project to improve the Trans-Canada through the Rockies. PHOTO: Government of B.C.

A highway widening project that involves building a new bridge and adding two lanes to the Trans-Canada Highway through Salmon Arm, B.C. has been awarded to Springline Construction Services Ltd.

The $29.7 million contract is one part of a wider $1.04 billion initiative to expand the Trans-Canada, or Highway 1, to four lanes between Kamloops and the Alberta border.

The joint federal-provincial announcement Aug. 31 covers construction of a new bridge over the Salmon River, the widening of 2.2 kilometres of highway through the city in the B.C. Interior and several related upgrades.

Work on the project is scheduled to begin this fall.

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