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Winter Road Update

(Fort McMurray, AB – November 16, 2017) – Crews have begun construction and repair work on the Fort Chipewyan Winter Road.  

Work has begun on the Fort Chipewyan Winter Road from both the north end and the south. Pending weather conditions, crews anticipate the winter road will open as scheduled for December. 

Before the end of the week, crews will begin making repairs to the washout area at Grayling Creek, approximately 107 km south of Fort Chipewyan. Repairs are anticipated to be completed in approximately two weeks. Please use caution when travelling in this area, monitor any posted signage and watch for workers. 

In addition, construction has begun along the La Loche Winter Trail from the west side of 881 East. Construction will begin next week on the 10.7 km section of the Lac la Biche Winter Trail maintained by the Municipality. 

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


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