Completed Projects

Highways and Ferries

PROJECT

COMPLETION DATE

Extention of Highway #1 from Fort Simpson to Wrigley

1994

Construction of an all-season access road to Jean Marie River

1997

Construction begins toward annual winter road access to Colville Lake

2000

Reconstruction and paving of Highways #1 and #3 from the Alberta/NWT border to Yellowknife

2006

Construction of an all-season access road to Nahanni Butte

2010

Construction and opening the Deh Cho Bridge across the Mackenzie River, therby eliminating the ice crossing and ferry service at Fort Providence

2012

Constructing of 36 permanent bridges along the Mackenzie Valley Winter Road

2014

Reconstruction and paving of Highway #1 between the Highway #3 junction and Fort Simpson

2015

Reconstruction of Highway #4

2015

Reconstruction and paving of Highway #5

2015

Reconstruction and paving of Highway #6

2016

Reconstruction of Highway #8

2016

Construction of Highway #10 from Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk 2017

295 Community Access Program (CAP) road and marine projects in 30 communities

Ongoing

 

 

Airports Projects

All “B” & “C” Airports were devolved to the GNWT by Canada in February of 1991. The remaining “A” Airports were transferred by Transport Canada in July 1995.

Since then, many NWT airports have received significant improvements: 

AIRPORT

PROJECT(s)

DATE

Whatì/EM3

A new 3000’ x 100’ runway and a new terminal building were constr

1991

Rae Lakes/YRA

A new 3000’ x 100’ runway and a new terminal building were constructed.

1991

Łutselk'e/YLK

A new 3000' x 100' runway and a new terminal building were constructed.

1994

Paulatuk/YPC

A new airport was built.

1994

Wekweètì/YWE

A new 3000' x 75' runway and a new terminal building were constructed.

1994

Fort Good Hope/YHG

A new 3000' x 100' runway and a new terminal building were constructed.

1994 

Délįne/YWJ

A new airport was built

1998

Tulita/ZFN

The runway was extended to 3934' x 100'.

2010

Fort McPherson/ZFM

The runway was extended to 3934' x 100'.

2010

Yellowknife/YZF

A new combined services building was built.

2011

Fort Good Hope/YHG The runway was extended to 4434' x 100'.   2011

Colville Lake/YVL

A new airport was built.

2012

Sambaa K'e/CEU9

A new runway was constructed. 

2014