Highways and Public Works

Department Overview

Buildings & Highways


The Department of Highways and Public Works is responsible for ensuring safe and efficient public highways, airstrips, buildings and information systems.

Pelly Barge 2014 Operations

Find out about the 2014 summer operations, schedule and conditions of the Pelly barge (also known as the Ross River ferry).

2014 Construction Season

Current Road Conditions

For current/up to date information on road conditions, advisories, closures and weight restrictions, visit 511yukon.ca.

Upcoming Highway/Road Construction Work

To find out about future planned highway/road/bridge construction work, see our construction forecast.

What is happening at the Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport?

This summer, we are investing again in improvements at the airport by upgrading the concrete apron area where planes park in front of the air terminal building.

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