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Winter Roads Update – Fort Chipewyan and La Loche

(Fort McMurray, AB – November 10, 2016) – Crews will be mobilizing next week to prepare for construction of the Fort Chipewyan Winter Road.

Though temperatures are currently warm, crews are aiming to have the Fort Chipewyan Winter Road and La Loche Winter Trail opened as scheduled for December.

To combat warmer daytime temperatures, crews will begin working on the Fort Chipewyan Winter Road during nighttime hours until daytime temperatures drop to acceptable freezing ranges.

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


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