The Tłı̨chǫ Winter Road to Gamètì opened this afternoon at 3 p.m.

The Tlicho government posted to its Facebook page that the road is open to vehicles with a maximum 15,000 kilogram Gross Vehicle Weight.

Some safety tips from the Tlicho government:

  • Please watch for rough areas on portages and lakes; slow down when meeting oncoming traffic;
  • Watch for soft areas along edges on portages;
  • Watch and slow down for construction and maintenance equipment working along all sections of the winter road;
  • Please note the maximum speed limit throughout the Tłı̨chǫ Winter Road system is 50 Km/h;
The Tłı̨chǫ Winter Road to Gamètì will open this afternoon at 3 p.m. Tlicho gov’t/Facebook photo

The Whatì Winter Road is now open to vehicles with a maximum 25,000 kg Gross Vehicle Weight.

The Wekweètì Winter Road is currently under construction. Please use caution on all NWT Winter Roads. 

Click here for current highway conditions.

Craig Gilbert

Craig is an award-winning journalist who has worked in Ontario, the Northwest Territories, British Columbia and Alberta. He should be at least six feet away from you at all times.

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