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Road Closures - Areas with High Water - Updated
- May 05, 2018

All Roads have been re-opened and crews are repairing damage to the roadways.

 

 

 

MAPLE HILL ROAD HAS BEEN CLOSED BETWEEN 536 AND 705 DUE TO FLOODING. FORESTRY ROAD HAS BEEN REDUCED TO ONE LANE DUE TO A WASHOUT. THERE ARE NUMEROUS OTHER AREAS OF CONCERN THAT STAFF ARE CONTINUING TO MONITOR. MAPLE HILL/PURDON LINE, GENESEE LAKE ROAD/HANSELMAN LINE,  ALL HAVE WATER CROSSING THE ROADWAY, AND HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BE CLOSED/WASHED OUT IF LEVELS CONTINUE TO RISE. EMERGENCY SERVICES HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED OF THE AREAS WHERE ACCESS MAY BE LIMITED OR DETOURED. PLEASE EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN TRAVELLING IN THESE AREAS, AND ALL AREAS WHERE WATER HAS EXCEEDED THE DRAINAGE CAPACITY. CONCERNS AND ALERTS CAN ALWAYS BE CALLED IN OUTSIDE OF REGULAR HOURS TO THE ON-CALL PUBLIC WORKS LINE 705-497-6164, OR ALTERNATIVELY YOU MAY REPORT TO THE FACEBOOK PAGE SHOULD YOU PREFER. AS ALWAYS, IN A TRUE EMERGENCY PLEASE CALL 9-1-1.

 

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