Seventy Two Hour Notice of Closure

FORT SIMPSON (November 2, 2015) – The MV Lafferty (Liard River) Ferry on Highway 1 to Fort Simpson and the MV Johnny Berens (Mackenzie River) Ferry on Highway 1 to Wrigley have been placed on 72-hour notice of closure as of 0800 November 02, 2015.

The Department will continue to monitor water levels and ice conditions on a regular basis and will advise drivers should conditions change. Changes to water levels and ice conditions may warrant a sudden closure.

Please check dot.gov.nt.ca for highway conditions and ferry status before travelling.

Media Inquiries
Nick Hurst
Communications Officer
Department of Transportation
Phone: 867-444-1368
Email: Nick_Hurst@gov.nt.ca