The province has announced a $4.5-million project to repave a section of Highway 16 through Prince Rupert.
The province says the paving will be done from the BC Ferries Terminal to McClymont Bridge.
Prince Rupert Mayor Lee Brain says the city has been after this funding for awhile.
Mayor Brain says this will help get the ball rolling on other projects in the city.
The construction is expected to begin sometime next year.