The territorial government has set out a list of work planned for Northwest Territories highways this summer.
Just under $50 million will be spent repairing and upgrading the territory's roads, infrastructure minister Wally Schumann told the legislature on Monday. Here's a guide to what's happening and where:
Embankment and drainage repair work
76 km will be chipsealed, including the Fort Simpson and Kakisa access roads
84 km will be chipsealed and some culverts will be replaced
Deh Cho Bridge embankment repairs
Embankment and culvert work
Guardrails installed 'where appropriate'
Rehabilitation of two truss bridges – Buffalo River Bridge (to be completed this year) and Hay River to Pine Point Bridge (work starts in October)
Embankment and drainage work
Fully chipsealed by this fall
Resurfacing, repairs, drainage improvements
Gravel hauling, crushing, and stockpiling
Replacement of steel pipe culverts
Inuvik Airport's access road will get some rehab work
Construction of the Canyon Creek all-season road south of Norman Wells continues, should be ready by fall