Part of the Alaska Highway is closed both ways heading south of Teslin after a fuel tanker truck went off the road at about 8:15 p.m. yesterday. Highways and Public Works spokesperson Heather McKay said the truck, which crashed at kilometre 1105 near.
Their stories, and others I have heard recently have sparked many memories of my own of travel on the Alaska Highway . I remember making a number of visits to one highway lodge when I first came to the Yukon in 1971, where the lodge owners smoked pot.
Simoneau says he booked a ride to his appointment through Northern Health Connections, a medical travel service for out-of-town appointments. It was July 8, a Saturday, and Prince George was the end of the road on what Simoneau thought was the first.
Today, the entire highway is paved. While this makes the drive much less treacherous, it still does come with a less dangerous set of problems. "There will probably be construction," said Sydney Davies, visitor information counselor with the Dawson.
Horgan met with both his NDP caucus and cabinet last week to deliberate the fate of Site C, now two years into construction and which the BC Utilities Commission says is already over budget and unlikely to be complete by 2024. His decision is expected.
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For its part, the school district supports a convenience store but not a liquor store, noting it's likely to build its new elementary school across the road in the next five years. The board said the store would increase traffic in an already busy area.
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Following a record number of visitors to Alaska last year—1,857,500 from just May to September—the influx of visitors is expected to continue, with more cruise passengers arriving this summer than have since 2008. It's a daunting stat for travelers.
The minister of highways and public works says his department is walking away from a $200 million plan to expand a 40-kilometre stretch of the Alaska Highway . Minister Richard Mostyn said the Liberals didn't hear a lot of public support for the project.
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