Road update: NWT ice crossings could close within 72 hours

The state of the NWT's winter roads is changing rapidly as spring arrives in the territory. NWT Infrastructure map
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Ice crossings to Fort Simpson, Nahanni Butte and Wrigley could close within 72 hours.

‘Conditions could warrant a sudden closure,’ the GNWT Department of Infrastructure warns.

The Sambaa K’e and Mackenzie Valley winter roads are closed for the season. Tlicho winter roads are open for night travel only.

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The infrastructure department is warning people that travel on closed winter roads is ‘unsafe and illegal.’ A fine of $863 is possible if travellers are caught driving on a closed winter road.

For up-to-date winter road conditions, see the Department of Infrastructure website.

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