FAQ

How can I plan my commute on South Fraser Perimeter Road (SFPR)?

For current traffic information about Highway 17 and South Fraser Perimeter Road (SFPR), visit drivebc.ca.

If you have any questions or concerns, please call our 24/7 highway information line at 1.855.824.1212. We will answer your question right away or refer you to someone who can help.

Where can I get construction and traffic updates for South Fraser Perimeter Road (SFPR)?

For current traffic information, visit drivebc.ca.

Sign up here to receive South Fraser Perimeter Road (SFPR) notice of upcoming traffic and construction work by email.

We regularly update this website to advise people of any construction or maintenance work we’re scheduling.

Please also watch for electronic message boards and other roadside signs along South Fraser Perimeter Road (SFPR) and adjoining routes.

How will you reduce noise from maintenance activities on South Fraser Perimeter Road (SFPR)?

We will mitigate noise from temporary construction and maintenance activities on South Fraser Perimeter Road (SFPR) through timing of work, regular maintenance of construction equipment including mufflers, and working with communities to address noise issues as they arise.

If you have any questions or concerns, please call our 24/7 highway information line at 1.855.824.1212.

How will I benefit from the South Fraser Perimeter Road (SFPR) on Highway 17?

South Fraser Perimeter Road (SFPR) offers goods movers and inter-municipal commuters an efficient highway transportation corridor that helps reduce traffic on municipal roads and restores them as community connectors. By directing truck traffic to a new route and limiting access on other corridors to local traffic, South Fraser Perimeter Road (SFPR) helps to improve safety on local streets and other commuting routes.

South Fraser Perimeter Road (SFPR) also provides an alternate route for emergency vehicles in the event of an incident, provides connections to municipal cycling networks, and improves access to designated industrial and commercial areas like Tilbury and Sunbury in Delta and Tannery Road in Surrey, which will help with Delta and Surrey’s growth plans.

Does South Fraser Perimeter Road (SFPR) affect Burns Bog?

In planning South Fraser Perimeter Road (SFPR), the Province of British Columbia took significant steps to not only avoid impacts to the protected Burns Bog Ecological Conservancy Area, but also to help address historical issues and create a physical buffer between the bog and industrial areas.

Fraser Transportation Group (FTG) shares the Province’s commitment to the Burns Bog Ecological Conservancy Area management plan. We have established a comprehensive monitoring program to ensure mitigation measures in the vicinity of Burns Bog are effective over the long term.

Who constructed South Fraser Perimeter Road (SFPR) on Highway 17?

Fraser Transportation Group (FTG) is an internationally led company that has combined the strength, innovation, and experience of local and international construction firms. FTG was selected to deliver the construction phase of the South Fraser Perimeter Road (SFPR) project on Highway 17. FTG includes ACS Infrastructure Canada Inc. and Ledcor Industrial/Mining Group Ltd. as equity partners, and Dragados Canada Inc., Ledcor CMI Ltd., Belpacific Excavating and Shoring Limited Partnership, and Vancouver Pile Driving Ltd. as the members of the design-build contractor.

How do I apply for a job?

Fraser Transportation Group (FTG)
For all job applications, résumé submissions or employment inquiries with FTG, contact our Human Resources Manager at HR@SFPRHighway17.ca, or call our 24-hour toll-free information line at 1.855.824.1212.

Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
For information about employment opportunities with the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, visit B.C. Public Service.

What is the speed limit on South Fraser Perimeter Road (SFPR)?

The speed limit is 80 km per hour.

Is South Fraser Perimeter Road (SFPR) just a truck route?

No. Highway 17 and South Fraser Perimeter Road (SFPR) is available to everyone who wants to use it.

Can cyclists use Highway 17 (South Fraser Perimeter Road)?

Yes. Cyclists are permitted to ride on the shoulders of Highway 17 (South Fraser Perimeter Road). The road design incorporates connections to the local municipal cycling network.

What are you doing to protect the environment around Highway 17 (South Fraser Perimeter Road)?

Fraser Transportation Group (FTG) is committed to ensuring that the design, construction and operation of Highway 17 (South Fraser Perimeter Road) avoids or minimizes environmental impacts. As part of the Environmental Assessment process, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure produced a Table of Commitments and Assurances (TOCA), which includes 144 commitments. This table was developed to assure stakeholders that key environmental issues would be addressed and managed by the Ministry.

Compliance with the Table of Commitments and Assurances is regularly assessed and reported on by the Ministry to the Environmental Assessment Office. The Ministry will continue to ensure that environmental commitments and assurances are being met by contractors working on Highway 17 (South Fraser Perimeter Road).