Quesnel-Hixon Road

Quesnel Hixon Road

ClosedA landslide during the 2021 freshet caused complete loss of the road.

Current as of: September 9, 2022

Location and Preliminary Options Map

Quesnel-Hixon Road Map Presents 3 options for moving the road for discussion and the area of the landslide

  • Quesnel-Hixon Road, located approximately 21 km north of Quesnel


  • The slide area remains active and unsafe for through travel by the public
  • Vehicle turn-arounds are placed in advance of the closure points on Quesnel-Hixon Road


  • As part of the exploratory process, geotechnical investigations were completed in May and June 2022, allowing for further reconnaissance as long-term solutions are developed
  • Conceptual design including repairs and alternate alignments, geotechnical and hydrotechnical investigations, aerial LiDAR surveys, climate-resilience and environmental reviews is underway
  • Geotechnical monitoring and evaluation of the slide area is also underway, including annual aerial LiDAR surveys, scarp flagging, and visual inspection