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Investments

The APGCI consists of strategic transportation infrastructure projects including British Columbia’s Lower Mainland, their principal road and rail connections stretching across Western Canada and south to the United States, key border crossings, and major Canadian ports.

APGCI Interactive Investments Map

The Asia-Pacific Gateway Corridor and Initiative (APGCI) Investments Map illustrates Canada's Pacific Gateway system of transportation infrastructure. The system includes British Columbia Lower Mainland and Prince Rupert ports, road and rail connections that reach across Western Canada and into the economic heartlands of North America, as well as major airports and border crossings.

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List of Projects

  1. Prince Rupert Port Container Security Program, $28 million

    A Canada Border Services Agency Marine Container Program ensures secure and efficient border services for Fairview Container Terminal. Operations began in Fall 2007.


    Prince Rupert Port Container Security Program, $28 million: More

  2. Road, Rail and Utility Corridor, Prince Rupert, $15 million

    The project will provide road and rail access, along with utility services, to 1,000 acres of land on Ridley Island in the Port of Prince Rupert. This project will provide the platform for the future development of deep-sea marine terminals for export of Canadian resources to meet the growing demand of Asian markets.


    Read more about: Road, Rail and Utility Corridor, Prince Rupert, $15 million: More

  3. Highway Improvements near Vanderhoof, $1 million

    A 2-kilometre auxiliary passing lane and intersection improvements for Highway 16, the only direct National Highway link to the Port of Prince Rupert.


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  4. Ashcroft Terminal, $3.6 million

    The expansion of the terminal will facilitate railway access for shippers within the region. The project will provide more train capacity and will improve the movement of goods travelling between the West Coast and the Ontario/Quebec region.


    Read more about: Ashcroft Terminal, $3.6 million: More

  5. River Road, Prince George, $2.8 million

    River Road is the primary road access to Canadian National (CN)’s Prince George Intermodal facility. Projects will upgrade and widen 1.9 km between Cameron Street Bridge and Foley Crescent and 1.7 km between Foley Crescent and the CN Fraser River Bridge and install left turn lanes to access the facility. Improved traffic flow along this route is essential to the community and to efficient movement of goods.


    Read more about: River Road, Prince George, $2.8 million

  6. Twinning of Simon Fraser Bridge, $16.1 million

    A project to reduce traffic congestion and make delivering goods between the Port of Prince Rupert container facility and the Prince George Inland Container Terminal more efficient. This bridge opened to traffic in August 2009.


    Read more about: Twinning of Simon Fraser Bridge, $16.1 million

  7. Highway 97 Upgrade near Prince George, $6.9 million

    Upgrading 4.2 kilometres of British Columbia’s major north/south artery at Wright Station Curve, between 100 Mile House and Williams Lake to four lanes, supports development of the Port of Prince Rupert.


    Read more about: Highway 97 Upgrade near Prince George, $6.9 million

  8. Grade Separations, British Columbia, $2.4 million 

    Grade separations in Smithers (British Columbia) will improve truck and local traffic flow, help attract business to these areas, increase capacity and facilitate efficient intermodal train services.


    Read more about: Grade Separations, British Columbia, $2.4 million

  9. Highway 2 and 41 Avenue Intermodal Access, Edmonton, $75 million

    A new interchange will facilitate the relocation of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) intermodal facility.


    Read more about: Highway 2 and 41 Avenue Intermodal Access, Edmonton, $75 million

  10. Freeway interchanges and South River Crossing bridge, $95.8 million

    Interchanges at Lorne Avenue and Circle Drive South, and Idylwyld Freeway and Circle Drive South will improve access to CN’s intermodal terminal. Building a new six-lane bridge across the South Saskatchewan River will help divert commercial and other through-traffic from the downtown core.


    Read more about: Freeway interchanges and South River Crossing bridge, $95.8 million

  11. TransCanada Highway Upgrade, $7.2 million

    Now complete, the upgraded 4.3-kilometer section between Sorrento and Salmon Arm improves the safety and reliability of the primary highway link for commercial goods between Lower Mainland container ports, Asia-Pacific markets and the rest of Canada.


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  12. TransCanada Highway Upgrade, $267 million

    Twinning the TransCanada Highway in Banff National Park will strengthen travel and trade between the dynamic economies of Alberta and British Columbia. APGCI has contributed $37 million to this project.


    Read more about: TransCanada Highway Upgrade, $267 million

  13. 52nd Street SE, CPR grade separation and Western Headwaters, Calgary, $34.5 million

    Projects will widen the 52nd Street SE from 114th Avenue to 130th Avenue SE from two to four lanes, and from 90th Avenue to 106th Avenue SE, from two to six lanes; build a grade separation at the CPR rail line and the Western Headwaters Canal; improve intersections; and make storm water upgrades.


    Read more about: 52nd Street SE, CPR grade separation and Western Headwaters, Calgary, $34.5 million

  14. Global Transportation Hub, $27 million

    Partners will relocate the CPR intermodal terminal outside the City of Regina and provide proper road access to the new larger capacity terminal.


    Read more about: Global Transportation Hub, $27 million

  15. Highway Interchange and Grade Separation, Portage la Prairie, $21 million

    Building an interchange of the TransCanada and Yellowhead highways and a road/rail grade separation at the CN main line—parts of a competitive transportation and logistics system connecting the west coast to North American markets.


    Read more about: Highway Interchange and Grade Separation, Portage la Prairie, $21 million

  16. Centreport Way, Winnipeg, $33.3 million

    Integrating a number of the major components of a previous proposal that included improvements to Inkster Boulevard.


    Read more about: Centreport Way, Winnipeg, $33.3 million

  17. Regional Transportation Management Centre, $5 million

    Staff will control and monitor traffic conditions and provide traveller information on the Lower Mainland’s major highway networks and transit system.


    Read more about: Regional Transportation Management Centre, $5 million

  18. Pitt River Bridge and Mary Hill Interchange, $90 million

    Now open, this seven-lane bridge connects trade-related and transportation facilities on both sides of the Pitt River to enhance the flow of international goods through the Lower Mainland.


    Read more about: Pitt River Bridge and Mary Hill Interchange, $90 million

  19. City of Richmond, $5.5 million

    Widening Westminster Highway and Nelson Road to four lanes as well as upgrading its traffic signals and building a new four-lane section between Wireless Way and Highway 91 will make roads serving Gateway facilities more efficient.


    Read more about: City of Richmond, $5.5 million

  20. Corporation of Delta, $1.8 million

    Improving the intersections at Chester Road/Derwent Way, Chester Road/Cliveden Avenue and Nordel Way at Brooke Road and Shepherd Way will facilitate trucking on Annacis Island.


    Read more about: Corporation of Delta, $1.8 million: More

  21. Roberts Bank Rail Corridor Road/Rail Grade Separations, $75 million

    Road/rail grade separations (up to nine), road closures, network reconfigurations and traffic management measures along 70-kilometres that connect international container and coal terminals with North America’s rail network, will increase road and rail capacity and reduce impact on communities.


    Read more about: Roberts Bank Rail Corridor Road/Rail Grade Separations, $75 million

  22. South Fraser Perimeter Road, $365 million

    This 40-kilometre four-lane road will connect Deltaport to Highway 1 and the Golden Ears Bridge and be a designated east-west truck route to enhance international freight movement and reduce impacts on municipal roads.


    Read more about: South Fraser Perimeter Road, $365 million

  23. Four Burrard Inlet’s North Shore Projects, $75 million

    These infrastructure investments will improve rail and road access to Canada’s Pacific Gateway’s ports and railways and strengthen Canada’s trade connections overseas. Projects in the North Vancouver area are: Brooksbank Avenue Underpass, Neptune/Cargill Grade Separation, Low Level Road Re-Alignment, Philip Avenue Grade Separation, and the Western Low Level Route Extension to Marine Drive.


    Read more about: Four Burrard Inlet’s North Shore Projects, $75 million

  24. South Shore Trade Area, $49.7 million

    These investments will improve rail, port and trucking operations, create jobs and increase mobility. Projects in the South Shore area are: Powell Street Grade Separation and Stewart Street Elevated Structure.


    Read more about: South Shore Trade Area, $49.7 million

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Shortsea Shipping Project in the Lower Mainland, $4.6 million

Shortsea shipping reduces road congestion, increases throughput capacity at marine terminals and develops new transportation options—for more integrated and efficient flow of international trade. The completion of the Southern Railway of British Columbia (SYR) rail barge ramp was announced in January 2010.

Read more about: Shortsea Shipping Project in the Lower Mainland, $4.6 million

 


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