BC: Kicking Horse Canyon Construction Update for Fall 2021 (effective Sept 7) FALL KICKING HORSE…
Trans-Canada Highway Closure Now In Effect, with redirection/detour
AB/BC: Trans-Canada Highway 1 east of Golden. Trans Canada Highway Closure from Apr 12 – May 14 (detour through Radium)
AB/BC: Due to the start of TCH Highway 1 diversion for construction E of Golden. Westbound diversion is BEFORE Lake Louise. TURN OFF GPS!!
Now over: limited hours (night-time) diversion in effect AT NIGHT 7-9 pm and 10 pm -5 am. Thu evening to Sat morning. until Saturday April 10, 2021.
Road construction work planned between Golden Donald Upper Rd and Yoho Bridge (4 km east of Golden) with extended closure. The road will be shut down from April 12 at 9 am to May 14 at 12 midnight. Travelers must use detour route through HWY 95 and HWY 93S during this time. Signage is already in place.
This detour is in effect during SPRING & FALL SHOULDER SEASONS for 2021 and 2022. It is not in effect during summer tourist seasons and during winter ski seasons.
Kicking Horse Phase 4 Construction Details
While The Highway is closed (April -May 2021, October-November 2021 and again in 2022) significant blasting and building is being done on a 4 kilometre stretch to both 4-lane and straighten this dangerous section of the Trans-Canada, which has until now had a 40 km speed limit on its 2 lanes of traffic
Here is what is planned in “Phase 4”: