Highway 16

Expect delays on Highway 16 West due to a landslide between Hillcrest Way and Lloyd Drive on April 21. (Ken Young/Facebook)

Update: Single lane traffic still in effect due to landslide on Highway 16 West

No further information available around when the Highway will fully reopen

 

Mabel Todd, 83, of the Nak’azdli First Nation, leads a group of family members and advocates of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls as they walk along the so-called Highway of Tears in Moricetown, B.C. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Province, feds fund full cell service along ‘Highway of Tears’ following years of advocacy

A ‘critical milestone in helping prevent future tragedies’ after at least 10 Indigenous women murdered, missing along the route

 

Rose Caldwell, elder and language instructor for School District 67 performs the smudging ceremony at the dual language sign unveiling Monday at Nickel Plate Nordic Centre. Mark Brett/Western News

WEB POLL: Do you think smudging ceremonies should be performed in schools?

B.C. Supreme Court rules Indigenous smudging ceremony not a violation of religious rights

  • Jan 9, 2020

 

One person has now been arrested after a van flipped over on Highway 16 on Friday morning. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

UPDATE: Arrest made in single vehicle crash on Highway 16

RCMP say alcohol may have played a factor in the vehicle roll-over

One person has now been arrested after a van flipped over on Highway 16 on Friday morning. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
One person was injured when a van flipped over on Highway 16 this morning. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

Single vehicle crash on Highway 16

One injured in overturned vehicle outside Prince Rupert

One person was injured when a van flipped over on Highway 16 this morning. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
MP Olaf Hanson delivered an address at the opening of the Skeena River Highway at Terrace on Sept. 4, 1944 before the ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. In attendance were government officials, who came up from Vancouver, American officials and residents from Prince Rupert all the way to Quesnel. (photo courtesy of the Prince Rupert City and Regional Archives).

Denis Garon remembers winding journey along Skeena Highway for 75th anniversary

Labour Day 1944, a ribbon was cut marking the opening of the highway from Prince Rupert to Terrace

MP Olaf Hanson delivered an address at the opening of the Skeena River Highway at Terrace on Sept. 4, 1944 before the ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. In attendance were government officials, who came up from Vancouver, American officials and residents from Prince Rupert all the way to Quesnel. (photo courtesy of the Prince Rupert City and Regional Archives).
SG Shuttle is in talks with the city in hopes of using the Prince Rupert Airport Shuttle Centre as a pick up and drop-off point

Prince Rupert shuttle service set to get underway

New shuttle bus between Prince Rupert and Terrace

SG Shuttle is in talks with the city in hopes of using the Prince Rupert Airport Shuttle Centre as a pick up and drop-off point
Nisga’a elder Audrey Barton leads a blessing prior to the beginning of the relay. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

The inaugural Tears to Hope Relay sets off from Prince Rupert and Smithers, heading to Terrace

Tears to Hope Society hopes to shine a light on missing and murdered women along Highway 16

Nisga’a elder Audrey Barton leads a blessing prior to the beginning of the relay. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Mary Denton, accompanied by her family, holds the deerskin scroll that each runner will carry during their stretch of the relay. The scroll carries a message of hope, and will be symbolically transferred via the traditional Indigenous method of transferring messages from village to village. (L-R) Hyla Denton, Mary Denton, Trevor Dentron, Birgitte Bartlett, Ron Bartlett. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

The inaugural Tears to Hope Relay sets off from Prince Rupert and Smithers, heading to Terrace

Tears to Hope Society hopes to shine a light on missing and murdered women along Highway 16

Mary Denton, accompanied by her family, holds the deerskin scroll that each runner will carry during their stretch of the relay. The scroll carries a message of hope, and will be symbolically transferred via the traditional Indigenous method of transferring messages from village to village. (L-R) Hyla Denton, Mary Denton, Trevor Dentron, Birgitte Bartlett, Ron Bartlett. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
Crews have been installing new signals and lights along Highway 16 in downtown Prince Rupert. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Crews begin Highway 16 upgrades

The province promised updated lighting and signalling late last year

Crews have been installing new signals and lights along Highway 16 in downtown Prince Rupert. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Highway 16 closed for avalanche control

Highway 16 closed for avalanche control

Closure between the Port Edward Turnoff and Shames Mountain Road from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Highway 16 closed for avalanche control
75-year-old U.S. man killed in Hwy 16 crash between Terrace, Prince Rupert
75-year-old U.S. man killed in Hwy 16 crash between Terrace, Prince Rupert
Sims delivers a speech to the packed house at Chances hall Saturday night. (Nick Laws/ The Northern View)

Minister Sims speaks on need for improved connectivity in northern B.C.

Jinny Sims stopped in Prince Rupert as part of a tour promoting a new cell tower in Witset

Sims delivers a speech to the packed house at Chances hall Saturday night. (Nick Laws/ The Northern View)
A project to replace the CN Rail level crossing on Highway 16 between Prince Rupert and Terrace is behind schedule. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

CN level crossing overpass project likely over budget

Province cites complexity of construction plan for rail crosing between Prince Rupert and Terrace

A project to replace the CN Rail level crossing on Highway 16 between Prince Rupert and Terrace is behind schedule. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
A project to replace the CN Rail level crossing on Highway 16 between Prince Rupert and Terrace is behind schedule. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Province shelves Hwy16 overpass project

Province cites complexity of construction plan for rail crossing between Prince Rupert and Terrace

A project to replace the CN Rail level crossing on Highway 16 between Prince Rupert and Terrace is behind schedule. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
A vehicle incident has closed Highway 16 in both directions. (Photo by Julia Duin)

Highway 16 fully open

Highway was previously closed in both direction following a two-car collision

A vehicle incident has closed Highway 16 in both directions. (Photo by Julia Duin)
Charred remains of Ford F350 (Kelly Little / The Northern View)

Ford F350 bursts into flames on Highway 16

Driver on way to Terrace when incident occured

  • Jul 19, 2018
Charred remains of Ford F350 (Kelly Little / The Northern View)
Priority needs to be given to passengers travelling on Via Rail to and from Prince Rupert, says city councillor Gurvinder Randhawa. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)

Give Via Rail passengers priority, says Councillor Randhawa

Safe, consistent, transportation needed for Prince Rupert to Prince George after Greyhound leaves

Priority needs to be given to passengers travelling on Via Rail to and from Prince Rupert, says city councillor Gurvinder Randhawa. (Shannon Lough / The Northern View)
A vehicle rollover on Highway 16 has slowed traffic in both directions. (Todd Hamilton / The Northern View)

Vehicle rollover on Highway 16

A single vehicle crash occurred on April 20 between Prince Rupert and Terrace

A vehicle rollover on Highway 16 has slowed traffic in both directions. (Todd Hamilton / The Northern View)
UPDATE: Highway 16 reopened between Rupert and Terrace

UPDATE: Highway 16 reopened between Rupert and Terrace

Highway 16 reopened 8 p.m. on Feb. 27

UPDATE: Highway 16 reopened between Rupert and Terrace