Durrell Road

Durrel Road Slide

Closed. A landslide that occurred in 2021 remains active and the road is unsafe for public travel through the slide area.

Current as of: September 9, 2022

Location and Preliminary Options Map

Durrell Road Map Presents 2 options for moving the road for discussion and the area of the landslide

  • Durrell Road is located approximately 14 km south of Quesnel 


  • Durrell Road is closed at the slide area as slide activity is continuing
  • The existing road has moved 3-4 m vertically and 10-12 m horizontally, and is geotechnically unstable
  • Residents on either side of the slide area have access to Highway 97


  • Conceptual design including repairs and alternate alignments, geotechnical and hydrotechnical investigations, aerial LiDAR surveys, climate-resilience and environmental reviews is underway
  • Geotechnical investigations are ongoing including aerial LiDAR surveys and ground movement monitoring