NEWS RELEASE · 18th August 2010
Highway 16 Both Directions
For travelers in the Buck Flats Area south of Houston, please be advised that the Buck Flats Road is closed south of Roes Road.
For travelers in the Francois Lake Area, please be advised that the following roads are closed due to forest fire: Colleymount Rd west of Trout Cr Bridge; Ootsa Nadina Rd west of Carroll Rd; Owen Lake Rd.
Highway 37 Both Directions
Closed in both directions from 160 km North of Dease Lake to the BC/Yukon Border due to Forest Fire with unpredictable behaviour.
Temporary openings with pilot cars may occur if conditions are safe, between 8:00 AM & 2:00 PM and may be cancelled or extended based on conditions. High confidence of opening. Travellers should prepare for extended waits with adequate fuel & supplies. Alternate route is via Hwy 97, Alaska Hwy.