April 9, 2019
Tłı̨chǫ Winter Road - 72 Hours Notice of Closure
With warm weather forecasted well above zero for the next week and deteriorating portages the Tłı̨chǫ winter road system could CLOSE for the Season within 72 hours.
Currently the Tłı̨chǫ Winter Road system is restricted to NIGHT TRAVEL ONLY. No traffic is permitted on the winter road from 10:00 am until 10:00 pm.
The Whatì Winter Road is open to 36,000 Kilograms Gross Vehicle Weight.
The Tłı̨chǫ winter road to Gamètì is open to 20,000 Kilograms Gross Vehicle Weight.
• Watch for exposed rock and rough sections on entrances to portages.
The Wekweètı Winter Road is open to 15,000 kilograms Gross Vehicle Weight.
• Please watch and slow down for rough ice on the approach to Indin Lake.
Please watch for equipment working throughout the Tłı̨chǫ winter road system.
For more information please visit https://www.inf.gov.nt.ca/en/highways or visit twitter at https://twitter.com/GNWT_INF