Bastin Road at Bastin Hill
Open but reduced to single-lane traffic. A 2021 landslide on Bastin Road at Bastin Hill remains active, causing issues with drainage and slope stability.
Current as of: September 21, 2023
Location and Preliminary Options Map
Bastin Hill is located approximately 24 km southeast of Quesnel.
Bastin Road is open at the slide area and is safe for travel but is reduced to single lane traffic. Long-term restoration options are currently being explored to determine a safe and climate resilient solution, including stabilization, grading and drainage works.
- Options development, which includes investigations on soil and water
- Environmental reviews and on-site inspections
- Interim drainage and slope improvements
Notification of project-related fieldwork or construction is posted on this page in advance. For the latest information on road conditions, please visit DriveBC.
We will have more information on timelines when our technical work is complete.
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Road resurfacing work was completed from Gravelle Ferry Bridge to the intersection of Bastin Road and McKinnon Road.
Construction work, including drainage improvements, slope repair and stabilization and debris removal was completed in January 2022.
An online engagement period was held to introduce the Cariboo Road Recovery Projects to the public and gather feedback.
An in-person drop-in session at Kersley Hall was held to provide updates on the Bastin Road at Bastin Hill Project.
Bastin Road was reopened to single-lane alternating traffic with a reduced speed limit.
A landslide in 2021 affected Bastin Road, causing issues with drainage and slope stability. In the interest of public safety, the road was closed.
Project Update - July 2023
Road resurfacing work is underway from Gravelle Ferry Bridge to the intersection of Bastin Road and 2700 Forest Service Road. This work is expected to continue through mid-July 2023. Drivers can expect increased activity in the area and are asked to use caution while travelling through the project site. Additional information on upcoming and current works can be found in this project update.