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.

Know the Road

The road is wider than you think... by about 30 to 45 metres on either side of the center line. It’s called a right-of-way, and it is all part of the highway corridor—land set aside for purposes of highway safety and maintenance.

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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.