Bolstering Economic and Resource Development – Highlighting the North Klondike Highway Project

March 30, 2022 12:15pm

Brian Crist
Director, Highways and Public Works
Transportation Engineering Branch, Yukon Government

  • Discussion on the NTCF fund and summary of both applications
  • Outlining plans and timelines for upgrading a 200km sections of the North Klondike highway that will improve safety, support economic opportunities and trade
  • Recent funding announcements for reconstruction and technology to gather data on permafrost and weather to gauge maintenance needs and remediation costs
  • How is the road being upgraded to be more resilient to climate change and thawing permafrost?
  • Employment opportunities for construction, maintenance