Trout Creek Trestle connects Trail in Okanagan

October 31, 2006 | 0 comments

Project profile

Province: British Columbia
Trail Section: Trout Creek Trestle #1

Length: 76 m

Location: Okanagan, Kettle Valley regions, next to the research centre in Summerland and Trout Creek along the Kettle Valley Railway

Description: The bridge now connects former gaps along the Trail between Summerland and Penticton. It also features wheelchair ramps and paved accessibility. The trestle was re-decked, railed, and fenced to accommodate Trail usage.

Features: This 76 m trestle, the third highest steel girder bridge of its type in North America, features a spectacular view of the Trout Creek Canyon, as well as mountainous orchards and vineyards.

Total Cost: $470,629

Trans Canada
Trail Grant
: $35,579

Partners: BC Government, Tourism BC, local businesses

Status: Completed and in use.

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