Highway 97 - Racing Road and Quesnel-Hydraulic Road Intersection Improvements

Highway 97 - Racing Road and Quesnel-Hydraulic Road intersection improvements

This project consists of widening approximately 1.1km of Highway 97 and intersection improvements at Racing Road and Quesnel-Hydraulic Road.

The project will include: 

  • Signalization of the intersection at Racing Road
  • Improved movements at Quesnel-Hydraulic Road
  • Improved drainage
  • New lighting
  • A new centre median island and proper deceleration lanes at both intersections to improve safety and movement

Project Cost

  • $7.7M federal contribution
  • $11.3M provincial contribution

Project Benefits

This project will benefit the community by:

  • Improving safety along the Highway 97 corridor
  • Improving mobility along Highway 97 and access to and from the frontage roads


  • Tender in Spring 2021
  • Construction will begin August 2021
  • Anticipated completion in Fall 2022

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