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La Loche Winter Trail Reopens Today

(Fort McMurray, AB – February 23, 2017) – The La Loche Winter Trail has reopened today with a load limit of 27,500 kg.

Motorists are advised to watch for crews along the trail as they make repairs to improve drivability and maintain safe conditions.

Please obey all posted signage and use caution when passing equipment on the trail – maximum 30 km/h is advised. Motorists are also encouraged to test their brakes after travelling through freshly flooded areas.

As some sections along the trail may be rough, high clearance 4x4 vehicles are recommended.

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

•    News room -
•    Winter roads page –
•    Facebook -
•    Facebook -
•    Twitter - @RMWoodBuffalo
•    Winter Road Hotline (recorded message) - 866-743-6111
•    Roads Hotline - 780-743-7859 or


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