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Old Posted Feb 4, 2011, 6:54 AM
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Originally Posted by Metro-One View Post
Any idea when the new 4 lane replacement of the 97 between Winfield and Oyama is going to start construction? It was suppose to start this fall I believe and it looks like it will be an impressive addition to the 97.
From today:

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For Immediate Release

February 3, 2011

HIGHWAY 97 IMPROVEMENTS GET GREEN LIGHT

KELOWNA – The $77.9 million Highway 97 Winfield – Oyama four-laning project has received federal environmental approval. The joint federal – provincial project will now go to tender.

The Winfield - Oyama project involves building a nine-kilometre four-lane highway west of the existing two-lane section of Highway 97 between Winfield and Oyama. The Province is contributing $44.3 million and the federal government is providing up to $33.6 million through the

Building Canada Plan toward the total $77.9 million cost. Work is scheduled to be completed in 2013.
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