Haida Gwaii Natural Resource District Road Safety Information

Road Notices

Temporary Road Closure - Rennell Hill FSR 3.8km August 31 - September 15 

The Haida Gwaii Natural Resource District, Engineering Program, will be temporarily closing the Rennell Road at about 3.8km (see map) to replace a creek crossing. During the week of August 31 – September 15, works contractors will be required to close the road to all vehicular traffic. Road users will not be able to access Rennell Sound, including but not limited to the Rennell Sound Recreation Site, Riley Beach, Gregory Beach and Bonanza Beach. This schedule is subject to change.  

September 14th - Update on Temporary Road Closure

Xaayda Ventures Inc. has completed creek crossing replacement works at 3.8km on the Rennell Road.  The Rennell Road is now open to regular use. 

Queen Charlotte Mainline Reduced Load Rating

Effective August 26, 2020, the road load limit for the Queen Charlotte Mainline (South) is 64 tonnes (BCL625).  This load limit applies to the Queen Charlotte Mainline (South) from 6 to 7 km.  This load limit corresponds to BC highway legal loads.  Contact the Haida Gwaii Natural Resource District Office for more information.

Forest Service Road – Proposed Permanent Deactivation

The following Forest Service Roads (FSRs) have been declared redundant to industrial needs and are being proposed for permanent deactivation. Vehicular access will not be possible.  Please review the attached maps and send any questions or comments to the Haida Gwaii Natural Resource District Office.

Bridge Inspection Reports

Licensee Contact Information

Many of the forestry roads on Haida Gwaii are managed by the licensee of the area. The contact information below can be used with radio channel map to determine the best contact for updated road information.

Licensee Contact Information
Licensee Area Contact Name Phone Number Email
Husby Forest Products Ltd. TSA Robert Sandberg 604 940-1234 info@husby.bc.ca
A&A Trading (Haida Gwaii) Ltd TFL58 Shane Simard 250 914-1350 SSimard@aatrading.com
Taan Forest LP TFL60, A87661   250 559-2337 info@taanforest.com