Earlier this afternoon, the Department of Infrastructure announced the possibility of the Dettah Ice Road closing this week.
INF just announced on Twitter that the ice road will close this afternoon at 4:00 pm.
Reports of deep water along the shoreline had previously restricted access to most vehicles.
Due to a rapidly deteriorating conditions, the #Detah ice road will be CLOSED for the season today at 4:00 p.m. Thanks for driving the ice road! #NWT // La route de glace vers Detah se détériore, ce qui nous forces à fermer la route dès 16h pour la saison. Merci à tous! #TNO
— GNWT/GTNO Infrastructure (@GNWT_INF) April 18, 2018