Big White road gets a helping hand
Residents, tourists, and industry alike will benefit from improvements to the road surface on Big White Road, near Highway 33, southeast of Kelowna.
This resurfacing benefits area residents, ski tourists, the forest industry and commercial vehicles along this important corridor with a safer and smoother ride. The 11 kilometres of road will be resurfaced from the junction with Highway 33 through to the Kettle Valley Road in Big White Village facilitating trips for the 15,000 odd visitors to the ski resort.
“Big White Road is a well-traveled road 12 months of the year, and with increased use comes the need for more regular repaving. It’s good to see this project completed,” said Boundary-Similkameen MLA John Slater at the ceremony on Tuesday, Aug. 27.
The improvements were needed to ensure fire and emergency access, and to maintain the profile of the ski resort whose visitors come from around the world.