URGENT HIGHWAY UPDATES AND CLOSURES
Highway 63 remains closed and will be evaluated later in the morning.
All highways in Lac La Biche County are again under a travel advisory today. These include:
- Highway 881
- Highway 36
- Highway 55 East
- Highway 55 West
- Highway 663
- Highway 858
All of the above highways are in extremely poor condition.
Presently the Lac La Biche area is experiencing freezing rain that is causing conditions to not improve despite efforts by highway crews.
Lac La Biche RCMP have several vehicles that are in the ditch on surrounding highways. And some vehicles are partly blocking driving lanes. A tow ban is in effect for some areas due to the extreme hazard of the roadways.
Again the roads in Lac La Biche County are in extremely poor condition and travel is not recommended.
This advisory should be adhered to for your safety. This advisory is expected to remain in effect until this afternoon at the earliest.
More information can be found here: http://www.1035bigdog.com/
And here: Edmonton Journal
Please everyone, for your safety, adhere to these restrictions.