British Columbia Highway 11

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Highway 11
Abbotsford-Mission Highway
Sumas Way
Highway 11 highlighted in red.
Route information
Length: 17 km (11 mi)
Existed: 1958 – present
Major junctions
South end: SR 9 at the United States border
  BC 1 in Abbotsford
North end: BC 7 in Mission
Major cities: Abbotsford, Mission
Highway system

British Columbia provincial highways

BC 10 BC 12

Highway 11, known locally as the Abbotsford-Mission Highway, is a 17 km (11 mi) long at-grade expressway (With the southernmost part of the highway two lanes) that literally cuts the Fraser Valley in half. The highway was first given the '11' designation in 1958, and it originally followed South Fraser Way through Abbotsford, being re-routed onto the four-lane Sumas Way in the mid-1980s. Highway 11 originally entered Mission over the same bridge that carries a spur of the Canadian Pacific Railway across the Fraser River, but it was re-routed onto its own bridge, the Mission Bridge, in 1973.

Route details[edit]

In the south, Highway 11 begins at the Huntingdon Canada/US border crossing, where it connects with Washington State Route 9. The highway goes north for 3 km (2 mi) to its junction with Highway 1. North of Highway 1, the route travels 4 km (2½ mi) north, passing through two interchanges, before arriving at an intersection with Gladys Road. Highway 11 is facing west at this point, so it turns right onto its own dedicated route. Highway 11 from this point proceeds north for 10 km (6 mi). It passes through the community of Matsqui and an interchange into Matsqui's centre, then crosses the Fraser River over the Mission Bridge into Mission, where it terminates at its junction with Highway 7.

Major intersections[edit]

The entirely of the route is in the Fraser Valley Regional District.

Location km Mile Destinations Notes
Continues as SR 9 after the Sumas/Huntingdon border crossing
City of Abbotsford 2nd Avenue east
4th Avenue
Vye Road
BC 1 – Vancouver, Hope Partially grade-separated
Delair Road
Marshall Road
South Fraser Way
Old Yale Road Grade-separated; no southbound exit
Old Clayburn Road Grade-separated
Gladys Avenue south Highway 11 turns right from Sumas Way onto Abbotsford-Mission Highway
Turner Street Southbound exit/entrance
Hazelwood Avenue, Industrial Avenue
McCallum Road west
Valley Road west
Bateman Road east
Clayburn Road
Townshipline Road Partial access (right in/right out)
Harris Road
Fore Road Northbound exit/entrance
Riverside Street Partial access (northbound entrance, southbound exit)
Mission Bridge over Fraser River
District of Mission Horne Street expressway connector to BC 7 east – Mission City Centre
Northbound collector lane; exits to London Avenue, shopping centre
Southbound collector lane; exits to London Avenue, Dyke Road to Mission Raceway Park and Horne Street
BC 7 (Lougheed Highway) – Maple Ridge, Kent Northern terminus
Continues as Cedar Valley Connector and Cedar Street into Mission
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

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