Highway 16

MP Olaf Hanson delivered an address at the opening of the Skeena River Highway at Terrace on Sept. 4, 1944 before the ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. In attendance were government officials, who came up from Vancouver, American officials and residents from Prince Rupert all the way to Quesnel. (photo courtesy of the Prince Rupert City and Regional Archives).

Denis Garon remembers winding journey along Skeena Highway for 75th anniversary

Labour Day 1944, a ribbon was cut marking the opening of the highway from Prince Rupert to Terrace

 

SG Shuttle is in talks with the city in hopes of using the Prince Rupert Airport Shuttle Centre as a pick up and drop-off point

Prince Rupert shuttle service set to get underway

New shuttle bus between Prince Rupert and Terrace

 

Illustration of the Hwy 16 and 37 roundabout from the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure.

Expect delays from Terrace roundabout construction

Completion of $9.3 million construction project expected in the fall

 

WWII’s influence on the Skeena River Highway construction

WWII’s influence on the Skeena River Highway construction

How the Skeena went from road of war to road of beauty

WWII’s influence on the Skeena River Highway construction
75-year-old U.S. man killed in Hwy 16 crash between Terrace, Prince Rupert
75-year-old U.S. man killed in Hwy 16 crash between Terrace, Prince Rupert
A project to replace the CN Rail level crossing on Highway 16 between Prince Rupert and Terrace is behind schedule. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

CN level crossing overpass project likely over budget

Province cites complexity of construction plan for rail crosing between Prince Rupert and Terrace

A project to replace the CN Rail level crossing on Highway 16 between Prince Rupert and Terrace is behind schedule. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
A project to replace the CN Rail level crossing on Highway 16 between Prince Rupert and Terrace is behind schedule. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Province shelves Hwy16 overpass project

Province cites complexity of construction plan for rail crossing between Prince Rupert and Terrace

A project to replace the CN Rail level crossing on Highway 16 between Prince Rupert and Terrace is behind schedule. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
A vehicle incident has closed Highway 16 in both directions. (Photo by Julia Duin)

Highway 16 fully open

Highway was previously closed in both direction following a two-car collision

A vehicle incident has closed Highway 16 in both directions. (Photo by Julia Duin)
UPDATE: Highway 16 reopened between Rupert and Terrace

UPDATE: Highway 16 reopened between Rupert and Terrace

Highway 16 reopened 8 p.m. on Feb. 27

UPDATE: Highway 16 reopened between Rupert and Terrace
One of many avalanche deposits that hit Highway 16 during a closure for high avalanche hazard over recent weeks. (Skeena District Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)

Most Highway 16 closures for avalanches in years after multiple dumps of snow

Highway 16 has had four closures between Terrace and Prince Rupert due to 35 mile avalanche area

One of many avalanche deposits that hit Highway 16 during a closure for high avalanche hazard over recent weeks. (Skeena District Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)
The snow covered road by Kasiks on Highway 16 on Feb. 14 8:30 a.m. (DriveBC photo)

UPDATE: Highway 16 delays for avalanche control

DriveBC warns of hour-long delays between Prince Rupert and Terrace on Feb. 14

The snow covered road by Kasiks on Highway 16 on Feb. 14 8:30 a.m. (DriveBC photo)