Highway 7 Gate Near Fort Liard, NWT Open By Appointment ONLY

Public Service Announcement

Fort Liard — January 21, 2021

Until at least January 30, 2021, the gate on Highway 7 near Fort Liard will be operated by appointment only between 10am-2pm on Tuesdays and Fridays.

The gate will not be staffed on Tuesdays or Fridays except to accommodate these appointments.  

This change is being made in an effort to free up local resources for the COVID-19 response in Fort Liard.

For commercial vehicles carrying essential supplies or essential services wishing to arrive through the gate, and any vehicle wishing to depart through the gate, you must contact Protect NWT at 8-1-1 (1-833-378-8297 outside the NWT) or email protectnwt@gov.nt.ca.

Protect NWT will relay these requests to the local Public Health Officer for action.

This gate restricts travel between British Columbia and Fort Liard.

Only commercial vehicles carrying essential supplies and essential services may enter through the gate, while departures may be arranged for any vehicle.


Media Requests, please contact:

Mike Westwick

Manager, COVID-19 Communications

Health and Social Services

COVID-19 Coordinating Secretariat

Government of the Northwest Territories