Provincial Road System

Highway 16 is the main paved transportation route running east to west through the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako. Highway 16 is the transportation route for goods being shipped into and out of the region.


Provincial highways connect communities to the Highway 16 corridor:

Highway 27 to Fort St. James from Highway 16 (Vanderhoof)

Highway 35 to Francois Lake/Southbank from Highway 16 (Burns Lake)

Highway 118 to Granisle from Highway 16 (Topley)


The provincial road system within the region is maintained year-round by three road and bridge maintenance contractors.

Off-Road System

The Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operation is the sole agency responsible for the off-road network of Forest Service Roads.

Road Status Information Links

Drive BC
Northern BC Highway Cams
Bulkley-Nechako Directory