Columbia Avenue Redevelopment - Phase 2

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Project Inquiries

Copcan Civil Ltd. is the project contractor and can be reached by:

Project Overview

The City of Castlegar and the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure are completing upgrades to Columbia Avenue/Highway 22 from 18th to 24th Street. The project renews the life of underground water and storm utilities and improves transportation facilities for both pedestrians and highway users. It also improves community safety and accessibility, provides more mobility options, and promotes economic development and tourism in Castlegar.

Columbia Avenue Redevelopment - Phase 2 includes:

  • Adding a two-way centre turning lane to improve vehicle safety and traffic flow;
  • Providing safe cycle lanes for cyclists and other active transportation users;
  • Replacing aging water mains and services;
  • Replacing aging and undersized storm sewer mains to improve resilience to climate change;
  • Installing new storm drainage infrastructure including curb and gutter;
  • Repaving Columbia Avenue/Hwy 22;
  • Installing street trees, banner poles, street furniture and improved bus shelter facilities with USB charging stations;
  • Connecting existing sidewalks with new, wider & more accessible sidewalks; and
  • New sculpture pads to expand ScultptureWalk.

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Completed Work

FortisBC relocated an overhead electricity line along Columbia Avenue to support efforts to improve the highway system in Castlegar. Telus, Shaw and Columbia Broadband lines have also been relocated.

Open House

On January 13, the City hosted an online open house with the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure to give the community an opportunity to learn more, ask questions and discuss concerns. View the recorded open house.

Who's Listening

Anne Simonen
Civil Technician

Phone (250) 365-8995
Email asimonen@castlegar.ca

Travis Christianson
Manager of Engineering & Infrastructure

Phone (250) 365-8982
Email tchristianson@castlegar.ca

Bree Seabrook
Communications Manager

Phone (250) 304-8133
Email bseabrook@castlegar.ca

Key Dates

Project team delivered project information to businesses & homes in the project area
December 2020

ONLINE public open house
January 2021

Pre-construction work began
February 2021

Construction
March → August 2021

Repaving begins
August 2021

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