Highways and Public Works

Resource Access Road Program (RARP)

RARP Application

RARP Guidelines

The Resource Access Roads Program provides financial and material support to industry to develop resource access roads in Yukon. Primary focus of this program is to assist resource-based companies upgrade existing roads.

Under certain conditions, assistance may be available for development of new roads, airstrips and docks.

Road Upgrade Work 

  • clearing and grubbing
  • ditching (includes erosion protection)
  • widening and straightening of roads
  • adding granular material
  • excavating soft spots
  • upgrading road surfaces
  • limited short-term maintenance addressing snow removal and glacier control

Culvert & Bridge Work

  • culvert and multiplate installations
  • replacing, repairing or extending existing culverts or fluming
  • repairing, modifying or installing new bridges
  • excavation to improve drainage
  • repair or installation of erosion protection

Road Programs

Department of Highways and Public Works
Government of Yukon
461 Range Road
Whitehorse, YT, Y1A 2C6

Phone: (867) 667-8820
Fax: (867) 393-6447
Email: roadprograms@gov.yk.ca