Construction of the new Malahat Skywalk is expected to cause traffic delays on the Malahat in the evenings. (Submitted graphic)

Construction of the new Malahat Skywalk is expected to cause traffic delays on the Malahat in the evenings. (Submitted graphic)

Traffic delays expected on the Malahat as sky-walk construction begins

No delays during the day as work planned for evenings

Motorists on the Malahat can expect delays in the evenings as work begins on the new 650-metre elevated wooden skywalk that is being constructed just north of the Malahat Summit.

A press release from the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure said the construction of the Malahat Skywalk may result in short evening closures of Highway 1 between Whittaker Road and Mill Bay Road.

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There will be no impacts to traffic during the day.

A.Spire by Nature, a new company led by two of the founding partners in the successful Sea to Sky Gondola near Squamish, and the Malahat Nation have partnered in the Malahat Skywalk project that intends to combine nature-based tourism with a cultural tourism experience.

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