British Columbia Highway 17
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- Metro Vancouver
The British Columbia Highway 17 has its beginning in Victoria on Vancouver Iceland, leads from there to the Swartz Bay ferry terminal and will take place on Tsawwassen Ferry its continuation on the Canadian mainland. It ends after a total length of 42 km on Highway 99 in Delta. The highway is four lanes throughout its length.
- 2.1 Mc Tavish Interchange Project
- 2.2 South Fraser Perimeter Road
The highway begins at the north side of Beacon Hill Park in Victoria. It branches there from Highway 1 to the northeast, but then performs the first nine kilometers, parallel to Highway 1 Just seven kilometers after the start, the Victoria Highway exit and now crosses the area Saanich. Highway 17 is holding his course northward, while Highway 1 westbound turns away. Two kilometers later Highway 17A branches off to the west. This is a route parallel to Highway 17 along the west bank of the Saanich Peninsula, on the lead now both highways to the north. Highway 17 touches the eastern shore of the Elk Lakes and then at kilometer 22 on the sea coast to the Strait of Georgia to meet. The highway has elements of the suburbs of North Saanich. The last municipality on Vancouver Iceland, through which the highway leads, Sidney is. In Sidney is also the Victoria International Airport, which is accessible by Highway 17. Shortly before the Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal, Ferry Terminal, BC Ferries north of Sidney, Highway 17A rejoins Highway 17 The section on Vancouver Iceland ends here and is continued by the ferry to the mainland.
The continuation of the Highway takes place on the mainland, the ferry port of Tsawwassen. The road leads through a two kilometer-long causeway linking the Ferry to the mainland. After reaching the mainland of Highway runs north of the community Tsawwassen. The highway passes through the eastern edge of the town of Ladner to push after about 14 km to Highway 99. At the exit 28 of Highway 99, the highway ends 17
Mc Tavish Interchange Project
To better link the airport Victoria a new port is being built on the highway. Construction began in 2009, when the project budget $ 24 million was estimated. The special feature of this connector are roundabouts, over which the connection roads are linked.
South Fraser Perimeter Road
The project is a continuation of Highway 17 dar. The highway is extended in a northeasterly direction to the Fraser River. He then follows the south bank of the river and is then to be linked with the Golden Ears Bridge to Highway 1. The project should be completed by 2012.