Barricades are in place. Residents of Fort Vermilion and those travelling to High Level or the Northwest Territories are advised to use Highway 35.
The highway will remain closed until further notice.
Other highway closures include:
- Westbound lanes of Highway 16, west of Edmonton, due to a culvert failure. Traffic is being diverted to the eastbound lanes.
- Highway 55 at Lac La Biche, between 101 Avenue and Highway 36.
- Eastbound lanes of Highway 43 at Range Road 44, east of Grande Prairie.
- Highway 2, south of McLennan, reduced to one lane of alternating traffic.
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