Traffic delays can be expected due to blasting as part of the highway project near Chase. (Drive BC image)

Traffic delays can be expected due to blasting as part of the highway project near Chase. (Drive BC image)

Blasting near Chase could lead to Trans-Canada Highway delays

Drive BC reports delays of up to 20 minutes.

Blasting work as part of the Highway 1 expansion project at the west end of Chase may lead to delays of up to 20 minutes in the coming months.

According to a Drive BC notice, blasting can be expected six days a week from Nov. 17 to late January 2021. Blasting will take place Monday to Saturday at 2:05 p.m. according to the Drive BC report. During blasting the highway will be closed in both directions.

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The site of the blasting is a 1.1 km stretch of the highway near its intersection with Shuswap Avenue.



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