Fort Simpson to Wrigley ferry closure extended

Public Service Announcement

Fort Simpson — June 20, 2024

Due to the specialized work and parts required for essential maintenance, the Johnny Berens Ferry at the N’Dulee Crossing to Wrigley is currently closed and will be out of service for an extended period.

The closure is not anticipated to last longer than 10 days, but an update will be provided on Thursday, June 27.

We know the importance of our ferries in the NWT in connecting our communities, residents and businesses, and we are working hard to ensure operations resume safely. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

For the most up to date information for ferry and highway closures, please check the NWT Highways Conditions Map


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Infrastructure Communications

Department of Infrastructure

Government of the Northwest Territories