Columbia Avenue - Phase 2

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The City of Castlegar is joining efforts with the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure to complete upgrades to Columbia Avenue/Highway 22 from 24th Street to 17th street. The project will renew the asset life of underground water and storm utilities and improve transportation facilities for both pedestrians and highway users.

When completed, this project will deliver many community safety and accessibility improvements for the community as well as provide more mobility options and promote economic development and tourism in Castlegar. The work will include:

  • Replacing aging water mains and services
  • Replacing aging and undersized storm sewer mains
  • Installing new storm drainage infrastructure including curb and gutter
  • Repaving Columbia Avenue/Hwy 22
  • Addition of a two-way center turn lane to improve vehicle safety and traffic flow
  • Providing safe cycle lanes for cyclists and other active transportation users
  • Installing street trees, banner poles, street furniture and improved bus shelter facilities
  • Connecting existing sidewalks with new sidewalks for pedestrians

Current Status - The City of Castlegar is currently working with landowners who will be directly impacted by the project. Stay informed by signing up for the project updates -->

The City of Castlegar is joining efforts with the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure to complete upgrades to Columbia Avenue/Highway 22 from 24th Street to 17th street. The project will renew the asset life of underground water and storm utilities and improve transportation facilities for both pedestrians and highway users.

When completed, this project will deliver many community safety and accessibility improvements for the community as well as provide more mobility options and promote economic development and tourism in Castlegar. The work will include:

  • Replacing aging water mains and services
  • Replacing aging and undersized storm sewer mains
  • Installing new storm drainage infrastructure including curb and gutter
  • Repaving Columbia Avenue/Hwy 22
  • Addition of a two-way center turn lane to improve vehicle safety and traffic flow
  • Providing safe cycle lanes for cyclists and other active transportation users
  • Installing street trees, banner poles, street furniture and improved bus shelter facilities
  • Connecting existing sidewalks with new sidewalks for pedestrians

Current Status - The City of Castlegar is currently working with landowners who will be directly impacted by the project. Stay informed by signing up for the project updates -->