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Major Road Network & Bridges

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Providing driving, cycling and walking choices across the region

The Major Road Network (MRN) is a network of approximately 600 km of road that facilitates the safe and efficient movement of people and goods across the region. It connects the provincial highway system with the local road network and some corridors also serve cyclists and pedestrians.

TransLink, in partnership with municipalities, plans the region's MRN. TransLink provides funding for the operation, maintenance and rehabilitation of the MRN, but ownership and operational responsibility for the MRN remains with the respective municipalities. TransLink also shares the cost of road and bike improvement projects with municipal partners and other stakeholders.

Major Road Network and Bike Projects

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Operations, Maintenance and Rehabilitation

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TransLink owns and maintains five bridges:

  • Knight Street Bridge
  • Pattullo Bridge
  • Golden Ears Bridge
  • Westham Island Bridge
  • the Canada Line bike and pedestrian bridge.

TransLink also owns and operates a number of bicycle infrastructure assets, including the BC Parkway and bike lockers. Learn more about TransLink's cycling initiatives on our Cycling page.

Take a close look at the Major Road Network Map to see which roads are part of the MRN.

For more information on transportation infrastructure improvement projects that TransLink has contributed funding to, visit our Roads, Bridges and Goods Movement Projects page.

Golden Ears Bridge

Golden Ears Bridge

The Golden Ears Bridge is the first electronic tolled bridge in Western Canada.