Highway 3 – Elko Overhead Replacement
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Who: The Ministry of Transportation
What: A new bridge on Highway 3 in Elko
Where: Elko, B.C.
Why: To improve safety, mobility, and connectivity
A new bridge on Highway 3 in Elko, B.C. will replace the existing one that was built in the 1950s. This project will also:
- Improve the intersection at Bates Avenue, including an additional left-turn lane
- Support the local commercial, industrial, and tourist traffic
- Wider shoulders
- Barrier-protected sidewalk on the north side
- Pedestrian tunnel
- Improved signage and lighting
Information Bulletin, August 18, 2022: Elko bridge replacement will improve travel on Highway 3
Construction is underway and expected to be complete in summer 2023.