APGCI Investments Map

The Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor Initiative is an integrated set of strategic transportation infrastructure investments and policy measures that facilitate global supply chains between North America and Asia. Together with its public and private sector partners, the Government of Canada has invested approximately $1.4 billion to support projects valued at $3.5 billion to enhance the reliability, efficiency and competitiveness of the transportation system.

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APGCI Investments Map

1 Port of Prince Rupert Port Container Security Program

The Marine Container Examination Program provides secure and efficient border services at the Fairview Container Terminal at the Port of Prince Rupert to support the high-speed, congestion-free trade corridor between Asia and North America.

2 Ridley Island Road, Rail and Utility Corridor (RRUC), Prince Rupert

Development of the Ridley industrial site by improving transportation and logistics, and expanding port capacity to provide road and rail access, along with utility services, to 1,000 acres of land on Ridley Island at the Port of Prince Rupert and to support the development of deep-sea marine terminals and related export capacity.

3 Smithers (at Dalhie Road) Grade Separation

Construction of a grade separation in the Town of Smithers to accommodate a Canadian National Railway line siding extension to better serve the Port of Prince Rupert. The project will improve truck and local traffic flow and increase capacity and facilitate efficient intermodal train services.

4 Highway Improvements near Vanderhoof

Construction of a 2-kilometre auxiliary passing lane and intersection improvements for Highway 16 to facilitate traffic to the Port of Prince Rupert.

5 River Road, Prince George

Widening of 1.9 kilometres of road between Cameron Street Bridge and Foley Crescent and 1.7 kilometres between Foley Crescent and the Canadian National Railway (CN) Fraser River Bridge and installation of left turn lanes to access CN’s intermodal facility located on River Road.

6 Twinning of Simon Fraser Bridge

Doubling the number of lanes on the Simon Fraser Bridge from two to four to reduce traffic congestion and to make delivering goods between the Port of Prince Rupert container facility and the Prince George Inland Container Terminal more efficient.

7 Highway 97 Upgrade near Prince George

Upgrading 4.2-kilometres of roadway at the Wright Station Curve, between 100 Mile House and Williams Lake, to four lanes supporting the development of the Port of Prince Rupert.

8 Ashcroft Terminal

Expansion of the terminal by adding base rail infrastructure, improving grade separations, and constructing new intermodal facilities to improve railway access for shippers.

9 TransCanada Highway Upgrade

Improving a 4.3-kilometre section of the TransCanada Highway from Hilltop Road to Balmoral Road, between the communities of Sorrento and Salmon Arm in British Columbia, for the efficient movement of commercial goods between the Lower Mainland’s container ports, Asia-Pacific markets and the rest of Canada.

10 TransCanada Highway Upgrade

Twinning of the TransCanada Highway in Banff National Park to facilitate travel and trade between Alberta and British Columbia.

11 52nd Street SE, Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) grade separation and Western Headwaters, Calgary

Widening of 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; construction of a grade separation at the CP line and the Western Headwaters Canal; intersection improvements; and storm water upgrades.

12 Highway 2 and 41 Avenue Intermodal Access, Edmonton

Construction of a new interchange on Highway 2 and 41 Avenue, a road/rail grade separation of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) tracks east of Highway 2, and improvements on arterial roads in the area to facilitate the relocation of CP’s intermodal freight terminal

13 Circle Drive South Project, Saskatoon

Construction of approximately 8 kilometres of freeway-class roadway with interchanges at key crossroads, rail grade separations, and a new six-lane bridge crossing over the South Saskatchewan River in Saskatoon.

14 Global Transportation Hub, Regina

Upgrading surrounding road infrastructure to support the Global Transportation Hub including Canadian Pacific Railway’s new expanded intermodal facility.

15 CentrePort Canada Way, Winnipeg

Construction of a 9.1-kilometre, four-lane Expressway, providing road access from CentrePort Canada, Manitoba’s inland port, to the national transportation network, and improvements to Inkster Boulevard.

16 Regional Transportation Management Centre

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

17 Pitt River Bridge and Mary Hill Interchange

Construction of a seven-lane bridge connecting trade-related and transportation facilities on both sides of the Pitt River to enhance the flow of goods through the Lower Mainland.

18 City of Richmond

Widening of the Westminster Highway and Nelson Road to four lanes, including upgrades to traffic signals and a four-lane section between Wireless Way and Highway 91, to make roads serving Gateway facilities more efficient.

19 Corporation of Delta

Installation of left-turn lanes on Nordel Way, at the intersections of Brooke Road and Shepherd Way, and improvement to intersections at Chester Road/Derwent Way and Chester Road/Cliveden Avenue, to facilitate trucking in Delta.

20 Roberts Bank Rail Corridor Road/Rail Grade Separations

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

21 Roberts Bank Container Examination Facility

Construction of a Marine Container Examination Facility to improve inspection capacity and efficiency, reduce travel time and vehicle emissions, as an integral component of container logistics flow in the Lower Mainland.

22 South Fraser Perimeter Road

Construction of a 40-kilometre four-lane road, connecting Deltaport to Highways 1, 91 and 99 and the Golden Ears Bridge, designated an east-west truck route to enhance international freight movements and reduce impacts on municipal roads.

23 Deltaport Causeway Overpass, Delta

Construction of a two-lane overpass separating road and rail traffic to increase container capacity and facilitate exports.

24 Highway 91 and 72nd Avenue Interchange, Delta

Replacement of an at-grade crossing with an interchange to eliminate the only traffic signal on Highway 91 south of the Fraser River, reducing congestion on this key element of the Lower Mainland’s road network and major trade corridor.

25 Burrard Inlet’s North Shore Projects

Projects in the North Vancouver area include: Brooksbank Avenue Underpass, Low Level Road Re-Alignment, and the Philip Avenue Grade Separation.

26 South Shore Trade Area

Projects in the South Shore area include: Powell Street Grade Separation and South Shore Corridor.

27 28 Shortsea Shipping Projects

Shortsea shipping Project, Southern Railway Rail Barge Ramp

Construction of a rail barge ramp and berth capable of handling railcars and truck trailers, at the marine rail terminal on Annacis Island in Delta.

Shortsea Shipping Project, Nanaimo

Modernizing the Nanaimo Assembly Wharf area, rehabilitating an aging dock, and establishing a direct water link to the Lower Mainland for Vancouver Island importers and exporters.

Shortsea Shipping Feasibility Study, Alberni

Feasibility Study of container trans-shipment and shortsea shipping at Port Alberni to identify potential shortsea shipping opportunities tied to international trade and assess the viability of a container distribution centre in the Alberni Inlet.

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