British Columbia Highway 29
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Highway 29, known locally as Don Philips Way, is a shortcut route from the John Hart Highway to the Alaska Highway in the Peace River Regional District. It is also the main access to the coal mining community of Tumbler Ridge, as well as the W. A. C. Bennett Dam facility near Hudson's Hope. The highway gained its '29' designation from Chetwynd north to Hudson's Hope in 1967, and then seventeen years later, the road from Chetwynd south to Tumbler Ridge was given the same number.
|Don Phillips Way|
|Length||236 km (147 mi)|
|South end||Hwy 52 in Tumbler Ridge|
|Hwy 97 near Chetwynd|
|North end||Hwy 97 north of Fort St. John|
|British Columbia provincial highways
In Tumbler Ridge, the 237 km (147 mi) long Highway 29 starts at a junction with Highway 52, and travels north northwest for 94 km (58 mi) to its junction with the John Hart Highway at Chetwynd. It follows the John Hart Highway through Chetwynd for 3 km (2 mi) east, then turns northwest for 65 km (40 mi) past Moberly Lake to Hudson's Hope, where a connector road to the W. A. C. Bennett Dam begins. 75 km (47 mi) northeast of Hudson's Hope, Highway 29 finally meets the Alaska Highway north of Fort St. John near Charlie Lake.
From south to north. The entire route is in the Peace River Regional District.
|Tumbler Ridge||0.00||0.00||Hwy 52 (Heritage Highway) to Hwy 2 / Hwy 97|
|||93.62||58.17||Hwy 97 north (John Hart Highway) – Dawson Creek||Hwy 29 branches west; east end of Hwy 97 concurrency|
|Chetwynd||96.54||59.99||Hwy 97 south (John Hart Highway) – Prince George||Hwy 29 branches north; west end of Hwy 97 concurrency|
|||154.35||95.91||Hudson's Hope Suspension Bridge crosses the Peace River|
|Hudson's Hope||161.74||100.50||Canyon Drive (Hwy 944:1177) – W.A.C. Bennett Dam||Hwy 29 branches northeast; Hwy 944:1177 is unsigned|
|||236.01||146.65||Hwy 97 (Alaska Highway) – Fort Nelson, Fort St. John, Dawson Creek||Hwy 29 northern terminus|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi|
- Official Numbered Routes in British Columbia by British Columbia Driving & Transportation