Highway 16 and Bunce Road (Government of B.C./Flickr)

Highway 16 and Bunce Road (Government of B.C./Flickr)

Highway 16 widening near Prince George complete

$22.8-million project included widening 3.4 kilometres between Bunce Road to east of Jensen Road

  • Oct. 25, 2018 9:28 a.m.

The Highway 16 widening project just outside of Prince George is complete, following two years of construction.

The $22.8-million project included widening 3.4 kilometres of the highway between Bunce Road to east of Jensen Road, and adding a median barrier.

Other improvements included an extended pedestrian underpass, a new sidewalk and lighting at Bunce Road and new traffic signals at intersections along the route.

The federal government contributed $8.4 million, the B.C. government $13.8 million and the City of Prince George $600,000.

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