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Old Posted May 30, 2018, 5:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Glacier View Post
If you don't separate the highway when you go to 4-lanes, you never will because they will let private land be developed right up to the highway. Best to separate now when the land is undeveloped. That's what they did with highway 1 from Vancouver to Hope. At the hope end traffic was lower than 97 is today, and they still did it because they had the forethought.
Except right around Agassiz, it's just separated with a concrete barrier. But I think that's just because there's not enough room between the hillside and the river

But yes, if volumes warrants making it a 4 lane road it makes sense to separate it where possible.
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