Soda Creek - Macalister Road

Soda Creek at Macalister Road

Closed. A landslide that occurred in 2020 remains active and the road is unsafe for public travel through the slide area.

Current as of: July 27, 2022

Location and Preliminary Options Map

Soda Creek - Macalister Road is located approximately 45 km north of Williams Lake

  • Soda Creek - Macalister Road is located approximately 45 km north of Williams Lake

Conditions

  • The road is closed at the slide area as slide activity is continuing to, causing unstable slopes and distortions to the road surface
  • The existing road has moved 8-10 m vertically and 25-30 m horizontally, and is geotechnically unstable
  • As this is a loop road, residents on either side of the slide area have access to Highway 97

Status

  • 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