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British Columbia Highway 39

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Highway 39 marker

Highway 39

Mackenzie Highway
Route information
Maintained by British Columbia Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
Length29 km (18 mi)
Major junctions
Southeast end Hwy 97 north of McLeod Lake
Northwest endMackenzie
Location
CountryCanada
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Highway system
Hwy 37A Hwy 41

Highway 39 is a minor 29 km (19 mi) long spur route in the Regional District of Fraser-Fort George. It runs from a point on the John Hart Highway just north of Tudyah Lake northwest to the town of Mackenzie, near the southern arm of Williston Lake. Highway 39 and the town of Mackenzie were both built in the 1960s as a measure of support for workers on the construction project of the W. A. C. Bennett Dam (which is not on the same arm of Williston Lake as Mackenzie).[1] The road did not gain its '39' designation until 1975.

References

  1. ^ Fletcher, Tom (August 17, 2008). "Mackenzie mayor optimistic". Quesnel Cariboo Observer. p. A9. Retrieved July 30, 2023 – via Newspapers.com.
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British Columbia Highway 39
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