British Columbia Highway 1 facts for kids

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Highway 1
Trans-Canada Highway
Route information
Length: 1,047.3 km (651 mi)
Existed: 1961 – present
Major junctions
West end: Dallas Road in Victoria
  BC 17 in Victoria (Blanshard Street)
BC 14 in Langford
BC 18 in Duncan
BC 19 in Nanaimo
BC 1A / BC 99 in West Vancouver
BC 7 / BC 7B in Coquitlam
BC 15 / BC 17 in Surrey
BC 10 in Langley
BC 13 in Langley
BC 11 in Abbotsford
BC 9 in Chilliwack
BC 3 / BC 5 in Hope
BC 7 north of Hope
BC 12 in Lytton
BC 8 in Spences Bridge
BC 97C south of Cache Creek
BC 97 in Cache Creek
BC 5 / BC 5A in Kamloops
BC 97 in Monte Creek
BC 97B in Salmon Arm
BC 97A in Sicamous
BC 23 in Revelstoke
BC 95 in Golden
East end: Hwy 1 at Kicking Horse Pass
Highway system

British Columbia provincial highways

British Columbia Highway 1 is part of the British Columbia section of the Trans-Canada Highway. It is 1,039 kilometers (646 miles) long across the southern part of British Columbia, including the part covered by ferries.

The highway starts near the provincial border with Alberta near Kicking Horse Pass, passign through the town of Field. Between the towns of Monte Creek and Cache Creek, the highway shares the same roadway with Highway 5 and Highway 97 for much of the distance. At West Vancouver on the Pacific coast of British Columbia, Highway 1 ends on the mainland at the Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal. The highway then resumes on Vancouver Island at the B.C. Ferry terminal near Departure Bay. The highway runs southward near the eastern coast of the island until it ends in the city of Victoria.

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