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Fort Chipewyan Winter Road Opens to Light Traffic on December 19

(Fort McMurray, AB – December 16, 2016) – The Fort Chipewyan Winter Road is opening on Monday, Dec. 19 at 8 a.m. Initially the road will be open to light traffic 5,000 kg and lower only.

Crews continue to prepare the La Loche Winter Trail, though it is not open yet. Further updates will be provided as they become available.

High clearance 4x4 vehicles are recommended on the Fort Chipewyan Winter Road. Motorists are advised to drive to conditions. Please obey all posted signage and watch for workers on the road.

There are no regular services like road patrol, gas stations or cell phone coverage so always be prepared for emergencies.

Updates will be provided regularly as required. Check the following sources for the latest information:

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