Haida Gwaii Natural Resource District Road Safety Information

Road Notices

Bonanza FSR Road Closure at 5.3km in Rennell Sound

As of June 25, 2018 regular vehicle traffic is able to pass by but the bridge is still closed to industrial traffic. 

Location map of bridge closures in Rennell Sound (PDF 262KB)

Please be advised, the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development will be replacing 2 bridge decks on the Bonanza Forest Service Road (FSR) which will intermittently close the road to vehicular traffic. Works are scheduled to commence Thursday - June 07, 2018. Anticipated completion is prior to Friday - June 22, 2018, subject to weather conditions. The bridge at 5.3 km (past log sort) on the Bonanza FSR, will be completed first, followed by the Gregory Creek bridge at 8 km. Should you require access please contact the on-site contractor to coordinate access timing. However, it is strongly advised not to expect access during this period. Please plan accordingly.‚Äč

This temporary road closure will limit vehicular access to:

  • Gregory Beach
  • Bonanza Beach
  • Cone Head Recreation Site / Campground
  • Hangover Creek

Haida Gwaii Resource Road Radio Communication Protocol Changes

On Monday, November 19, 2018 all resource roads on Haida Gwaii will adopt the standard resource road radio communications protocol, standard bank of resource road radio channels and standard signage. Leading up to this date, road users will observe new signs being installed with the new radio channel numbers.  Road radio users shall be expected to have the revised standard bank of Resource Road Radio Channels (40 channels), pre-programmed into their radios prior to November 19, 2018.

Forest Service Road – Retirements

The following Forest Service Roads (FSRs) have been deactivated or transferred to an industrial user.  FSR retirement is an administrative process that does not result in any changes to the roads current condition on the ground.

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 Marty Locker 250 202-8092 mlocker@aatrading.com
Taan Forest LP TFL60, A87661   250 559-2337 info@taanforest.com