Highways and Public Works

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

Flying from YXY? Summer Travel Tips

Whitehorse Airport Passengers: We are anticipating a very busy summer season here at the airport with large numbers of flights and passengers moving into and out of the terminal.

Get tips on how you make the best out of your flight and avoid congestion at the airport:

Whitehorse Airport (YXY) Travel Tips >>>


ATIPP Act Review

Yukon government is undertaking a comprehensive review of the ATIPP Act. The use of new technologies has resulted in significant changes to how government manages, shares and stores information.

Tell us about your experience with the ATIPP Act and ideas for how it can be improved.

Have your say >>>


The road is wider than you think...

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.

Keeping the right-of-way clear removes driver distractions, keep the highway clear of dangerous contaminants and enables highway maintenance.

Learn more about highway right-of-ways >>>