Cariboo Connector Phase 1 - Completed

The Cariboo Connector Phase 1 started in 2007 with all 18 projects completed June 2011.


Simon Fraser Bridge
Twinning of the Simon Fraser Bridge on Highway 97 across the Fraser River in Prince George. The twinned bridge opened in August 2009.

Status: Completed November 2009


Simon Fraser Bridge to Sintich Road
A 5 km length of Highway 97 south of Prince George was widened to four lanes.

Status: Completed October 2010


Red Rock Weigh Scale
Construction of a state-of-the-art weigh scale facility just south of Red Rock. 5.1 km of Highway 97 was also widened to four lanes.

Status: Completed October 2010


Plett Road to Stone Creek Bridge
Replacement of a two-lane bridge with a four-lane structure, and widening a 1.5 km portion of Highway 97 to four lanes.

Status: Completed June 2011


Plett Road
Widening of 3 km of Highway 97 to four lanes, approximately 35 km south of Prince George.

Status: Completed 2006


Hixon Bridge
Replacement of a two-lane bridge with a four-lane structure, as well as 700 metres of four-laning.

Status: Completed 2009


Dale Lake Road to Dragon Lake Road
Widening of 3.2 km of Highway 97 to four lanes, south of Quesnel.

Status: Completed 2009


Cody Road to Australian Rest Area
This 2.5 km of Highway 97 was widened to four lanes. The project is located 30 km south of Quesnel.

Status: Completed 2010


Williams Lake Intersection Improvements
Construction of a new intersection, with left turn slots and acceleration/deceleration lanes, 4 km south of Williams Lake in partnership with the Williams Lake Indian Band.

Status: Completed 2006


Likely Road to Williams Lake
A 2 km four-laning project from Likely Road intersection to south boundary of Williams Lake Indian Reserve.

Status: Completed 2009


148 Mile to Likely Road
This 3.5 km, four lane project 15 kilometres south of Williams Lake is in the community of 150 Mile House. The design of 4-lane in this section of highway will address growing congestion and protect future mobility and safety as highway development pressures increase in this area.

Status: Completed 2012


Fletchers Four-Laning
Widening 2 km of Highway 97 to four lanes, south of Williams Lake.

Status: Completed 2005


Wright Station Curves
Significant safety improvement with the widening of 4.2 km of Highway 97 near Lac La Hache.

Status: Completed 2010


Horse Lake Road
Improvements to the intersection of Horse Lake Road and Highway 97 in 100 Mile House.

Status: Completed 2010


Bullock Lake Road South
Widening 2 km of Highway 97 to four lanes, south of 100 Mile House.

Status: Completed 2009


Stormy Road North
Widening 1 km of Highway 97 to four lanes, south of 100 Mile House.

Status: Completed 2009


59 Mile North
Widening a 2.5 km section of Highway 97 north of Clinton to four lanes, along with intersection improvements.

Status: Completed in 2009


Cargyle Curves
Realignment and four-laning of a 2 km section of Highway 97 south of Clinton.

Status: Completed 2010