British Columbia Highway 3A

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Regional Director strictness:

  • Okanagan Similkameen
  • Central Kootenay

The Highway 3A in the province of British Columbia, Canada is divided into two parts. It provides complementary routes to Highway 3 dar. The western section has a length of 79 km, the eastern 154 km.

The western section begins in Keremeos in a northerly direction. The route runs past several small lakes. 1km east of Yellowstone Lake, a road branches off to the south, over which the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory can be achieved. The road ends at the small community of Kaleden on Skaha Lake in Highway 97 and, together with this back to Highway 3 in Osoyoos he opens the Crowsnest Highway (Highway 3).

In Creston, the eastern section of the highway starts. He leads north into the community Shore Acres. Coming from the west meets Highway 6 on Highway 3A, the next 21 km run together eastward. In Nelson, the Highways separate again, Highway 6 runs south, Highway 3A follows the Kootenay River to the north. In Balfour branches off to the north, Highway 31, Highway 3A there also is interrupted by a short ferry ride across Kootenay Lake. On the eastern shore of the highway follows the lake to the south and ends in Creston on Highway 3 again