British Columbia provincial highway 28

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British Columbia provincial highway 28 is an east-west highway on the northern part of Vancouver Island. It is the main link to the remote logging communities of Gold River and Tahsis, on the northwest coast of the Island. The highway first opened in 1970. Before the section of Highway 19 from Campbell River to Port Hardy was opened in 1979, Highway 28 acted as the main access to Port Hardy and various other communities on the northern tip of the Island (more accurately, in the Regional District of Mount Waddington), aided by a system of local logging roads leading from the highway to the various north Island communities.

Route details

Highway 28's total length is 89 km. Starting in Gold River, Highway 28 goes east for 15 km before entering Strathcona Provincial Park. The highway winds its way east through the park for 33 km, then parallels the Campbell Lake system for another 31 km before finally entering the city of Campbell River. 10 km east of the highway's entrance into Campbell River, the highway finally terminates at a junction with highways 19 and 19A, in the northern part of the city.

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7A 7B 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
17A 18 19 19A 20 21 22 22A 23 24 26 27
28 29 31 31A 33 35 37 37A 39 41 43 49
52 77 91 91A 93 95 95A 97 97A 97B 97C 99
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