Ferry services on the Mackenzie River are shutting down.

A highway condition report issued at 6:30 p.m. today says the Tsiigehtchic ferry access will be closed as of late this evening. Service across the Mackenzie River are on 24 hours notice and could shut down at any time if ice gets worse.

The last ferry to leave from the Inuvik shore is 11:15 p.m and the Fort McPherson side leaves at 11:45 p.m.

Currently the Peel River crossing remains open and is not on closure notice.

Eric Bowling

Your source for all things happening in the Beaufort Delta. Eric jumped at the chance to write for the Inuvik Drum after cutting his teeth in Alberta. He enjoys long walks, loud music and strong coffee....

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