The Feds along with the Government of Yukon are investing in two climate change adaptation research projects, one to study the effectiveness of thermosyphons and another to monitor changing highway conditions.
The South Perimeter Highway will be redesigned to create a modern freeway similar to American interstate standards.
Nearly $200 million in improvement projects in northwestern Alberta will include two bridge replacements.
Work on selecting an engineering consultant is underway, and once selected, detailed design is expected to take at least two years.
Selection of an engineering consultant will begin this year, and once design and engineering are complete construction could begin as early as fall 2019.
The proposal is a two-lane all-season gravel road with culverts and/or double-lane bridges over water crossings as necessary.
Construction of the Mountain Highway Interchange is the first phase of the $198 million, four-phased Lower Lynn Interchanges Improvement project.