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Highway 95A, the Kimberley Highway, is a 55 km (34 mi) long alternate route to Highway 95 that passes through the city of Kimberley and the community of Ta Ta Creek. The highway was created in 1968, when Highway 95 was re-routed from Highway 95A's current route to a path through the Fort Steele area.

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Highway 95A
Kimberley Highway
Route information
Length55 km[1] (34 mi)
Existed1968–present
Major junctions
South end Hwy 3 / Hwy 95 in Cranbrook
North end Hwy 93 / Hwy 95 at Wasa Junction
Location
Major citiesCranbrook, Kimberley
Highway system
British Columbia provincial highways
Hwy 95Hwy 97

Major intersectionsEdit

For south to north. The entire route is in the Regional District of East Kootenay.

Locationkm[1]miDestinationsNotes
Cranbrook0.000.00   Hwy 3 / Hwy 95 – Fernie, Cranbrook, USA BorderCranbrook Interchange
8.395.21  Airport Access Road – Airport
Kimberley27.7017.21Wallinger Avenue, Ross Street – Kimberley Alpine ResortHwy 95A branches east
55.4834.47   Hwy 93 / Hwy 95 – Invermere, Radium Hot Springs, Wasa, Fort SteeleThrough traffic follows Hwy 93 north / Hwy 95 north
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

McPhee BridgeEdit

49°34′56″N 115°47′53″W / 49.582344°N 115.798033°W / 49.582344; -115.798033

The McPhee Bridge, also known as the St. Mary's Bridge, rises high above the St. Mary River and is near the Canadian Rockies International Airport and the Shadow Mountain Golf Community. The bridge is used by over 12,000[2] people each day to travel between Cranbrook and Kimberley. It is right on the city boundary of northwest Cranbrook. The present Bridge was opened in 1980.[3]

Photo galleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Landmark Kilometre Inventory (PDF). British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (Report). Cypher Consulting. July 2016. pp. 469–472.
  2. ^ http://www.th.gov.bc.ca/trafficData/tradas/tradas.asp?loc=35-020NS
  3. ^ "McPhee Bridge". Structurae. Retrieved 19 January 2018.

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