Major roadwork infrastructure investments in the Yukon
Along with highway improvements, the Klondike River and Clear Creek bridges will be rehabilitated.
Federal and territorial representatives have announced joint funding of over $26.9 million for 13 projects in the Yukon.
The funding will make upgrades along the Klondike, Alaska and Dempster highways as well as help reconstruct Campbell Highway. In addition, the Klondike River and Clear Creek bridges will be rehabilitated.
“Along with our Inuit and territorial partners, we are committed to making sure northern communities obtain the support they need to help grow the economy and address local infrastructure priorities. The projects announced today—such as the Klondike River Bridge rehabilitation and the Alaska Highway improvements—will help create a better quality of life for Yukon residents,” said Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon, in a government release.
The projects announced include:
- Alaska Highway Intersection Improvements ….. Km 1405.5 to km 1406.2
- Alaska Highway Restoration …. Km 1454 to km 1475
- Alaska Highway Pavement Overlay
- Alaska Highway/Tagish Road Upgrade Intersection to Asphalt
- Alaska Highway Surface Upgrades …. Km 1389 to km 1401, & km 1442 to km 1148
- Klondike Highway Drainage Improvements … Just north of Pelly Crossing
- Clear Creek Bridge Rehabilitation … At km 594
- Campbell Highway Bituminous Surface Treatment … Km 79 to km 97
- Campbell Highway Reconstruction … Km 73 to km 79
- Dempster Highway Culvert Replacements … Km 129, km 229, km 237, km 375 and km 378
- Klondike River Bridge Rehabilitation … At km 0.3 on the Dempster Highway
- Alaska Highway Pavement Overlay … Km 1339.7 to km 1350
- Watson Lake Airport – Airside Mobile Equipment