Project Description

Construction of the new Elko overhead replaces the existing bridge constructed in the 1950’s. 

Public interface management is key to project delivery with this stretch of the road seeing an average of 6700 vehicles per day with peak season reaching just shy of 10,000.

Construction of the new bridge utilizes two cranes to install 30 precast girders weighing up to 26t. The project requires 600 cubic meters of cast on-site concrete, and the movement of 30,000 cubic meters of earth and aggregates. 

Alongside public interaction, continued coordination with stakeholders such as local gas station and Canadian Pacific Railway. 

Further project improvements are to install a 20m long Highway 3 underpass and subsidary intersections at Bate and Helena Avenue including the addition of a left-turn lane.

Project Details

  • Client: BC MoTI
  • Value: $12M
  • Date: 2022 - 2023