BC Highway 16 Road Conditions - Road Report News

Events for Highway 16

Highway 16 Both Directions Highway 16, in both directions. Bridge maintenance at Kasiks River Bridge 85 km west of Terrace. Until Wed Oct 31 at 7:00 PM PDT. Single lane alternating traffic. Expect delays. Last updated Wed Oct 17 at 3:42 PM PDT. (DBC-1606)
Highway 16 Highway 16. Ferry is out of service at Usk 19 km east of Terrace. Due to seasonal shutdowns. Cable car is in service. Last updated Thu Oct 18 at 12:05 PM PDT. (DBC-1608)
Highway 16 Highway 16. Maintenance between 9th Ave and 4th Ave for 0.5 km (Prince George). Until Sun Oct 21. From 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM PDT daily. Last updated Wed Oct 3 at 11:52 AM PDT. (DBC-1619)
Highway 16 Both Directions Highway 16, in both directions. Maintenance planned between 9th Ave and 4th Ave for 0.5 km (Prince George). Starting Mon Nov 5 until Thu Nov 8. From 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM PDT on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Last updated Wed Oct 3 at 11:55 AM PDT. (DBC-1621)
Highway 16 Both Directions Highway 16, in both directions. Paving operations between Hillcrest Way and East Bay Rd (Cluculz Lake). Until Mon Oct 29. From 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM PDT daily. Single lane alternating traffic. Expect minor delays. Last updated Wed Oct 3 at 12:03 PM PDT. (DBC-1623)
Highway 16 Highway 16. Maintenance between Highway 5 and Farnsworth Rd (7 km east of Tete Jaune Cache). Until Fri Oct 19 at 10:00 AM PDT. The Rest Area at Mt.Terry Fox is closed due to maintenance. Estimated time of re-opening Fri Oct 19 at 10:00 AM PDT. Next update time Fri Oct 19 at 9:00 AM PDT. Last updated Thu Oct 18 at 4:37 PM PDT. (DBC-1785)
Highway 16 Both Directions Highway 16, in both directions. Bridge construction at 10km east of BC/Alberta Border. Until Wed Oct 31. Expect delays. A single lane detour bridge is in place, with speed reductions of 30 km/hr and a width restriction of 4.8 M. Last updated Thu Oct 11 at 10:08 AM PDT. (DBC-1787)
Highway 16 Both Directions Highway 16, in both directions. Utility work at Tintagel Rest Area (10 km east of Burns Lake). Until Fri Oct 19. From 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM PDT on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Single lane alternating traffic. Last updated Thu Oct 11 at 4:52 PM PDT. (DBC-1804)
Highway 16 Eastbound Highway 16, eastbound. Bridge maintenance between River Rd and Guay Rd for 1.3 km (Prince George). Until Sat Oct 20. Last updated Fri Oct 12 at 4:47 PM PDT. (DBC-1844)
Highway 16 Both Directions Highway 16, in both directions. Maintenance planned between Burrard Ave and Ryley Ave (Vanderhoof). Starting Thu Oct 25 at 9:00 AM PDT for a week. Single lane alternating traffic will be in effect. Last updated Mon Oct 15 at 2:49 PM PDT. (DBC-1919)
Highway 16 Highway 16. There will be ditching between Sunny Slope Rd and Hillcrest Way for 1.0 km (Cluculz Lake). Starting Tue Oct 30 at 8:00 AM PDT for two days. Lane Closure. Last updated Wed Oct 17 at 3:42 PM PDT. (DBC-2008)
Highway 16 Both Directions Highway 16, in both directions. Utility work between Budds Rd and Hooper Rd for 2.3 km (4 to 6 km west of Prince George). Until Tue Oct 23 at 7:00 PM PDT. Last updated Thu Oct 18 at 9:01 AM PDT. (DBC-2038)

Highway 16 Weather Locations

Prince Rupert     Terrace     Smithers     Prince George     Vanderhoof

General Route Information

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BC Ferries takes Highway 16 from the Queen Charlotte Islands across the Hecate Strait for 172 km (107 mi) due northeast to its landing at Prince Rupert.

From Prince Rupert, Highway 16 begins its winding route east through the Coast Mountain Ranges. Following the Skeena River, the highway travels for 151 km (94 mi) to the city of Terrace. Highway 37 merges onto Highway 16 in Terrace, and the two highways share a common alignment for 91 km (57 mi) northeast to the Kitwanga junction, where Highway 37 diverges north. Another 43 km (27 mi) northeast, Highway 16 reaches New Hazelton, where it then veers southeast along the Bulkley River. 68 km (42 mi) later, the highway reaches the town of Smithers, proceeding southeast another 64 km (40 mi) to the village of Houston.

At Houston, Highway 16 begins a parallel course along the Nechako River, proceeding 81 km (50 mi) east to its junction with Highway 35 at Burns Lake. 128 km (80 mi) east, after passing through the hamlet of Fraser Lake, Highway 16 reaches its junction with Highway 27 in the town of Vanderhoof. 97 km (60 mi) east of Vanderhoof, Highway 16 reaches its B.C. midpoint as it enters the city of Prince George at its junction with Highway 97. Highway 16 leaves Prince George after coursing through the city for 9 km (6 mi) .

Passing through Mt. Robson Provincial Park.120 km (75 mi) east of Prince George, Highway 16 reaches the community of Dome Creek, where it converges with the Fraser River and turns southeast. It follows the Fraser River upstream for 82 km (51 mi) to McBride, then continues upstream for another 64 km (40 mi) to its junction with Highway 5 at Tête Jaune Cache. 14 km (9 mi) east of Tête Jaune Cache, Highway 16 enters Mount Robson Provincial Park, coursing through the park for 63 km (39 mi) to the boundary between British Columbia and Alberta within Yellowhead Pass.

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