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British Columbia Highway 31A

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British Columbia Highway 31A

Highway 31
Selkirk Highway
;">Route information
Existed: 1973 – present
;">Major junctions
South end: BC 3A in Balfour
North end: BC 23 in Galena Bay
;">Highway system

British Columbia provincial highways

Highway 31

Highway 31 is a slightly minor north-south highway through the Selkirk Mountains. The highway first gained its number in 1973, and it is one of the few numbered highways in the province that is not fully paved. Highway 31 has a total distance of 175 km — 37 km along Kootenay Lake between Balfour (a junction with Highway 3A) and Kaslo (a junction with Highway 31A), 106 km north along Kootenay Lake north of Kaslo, then the Duncan and Lardeau Rivers and the north shore of Trout Lake, and 32 km between the northwest end of Trout Lake and Galena Bay, where it ends at Highway 23.

Highway 31A

Highway 31's main spur, Highway 31A, which also opened in 1973, is 47 km long, connecting Highway 31 at Kaslo to Highway 6 at New Denver.

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