Delays Expected on Highways 1 and 2

Hay River (September 19, 2017) – The Department of Infrastructure would like to advise drivers that delays of an hour or more can be expected on Highways 1 and 2 on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. The delays are a result of a barge being transported from Edmonton to Hay River.

The shipment is expected to take one day and will travel along Highways 1 and 2 before travelling along Mackenzie Drive, 104 Street and 104 Avenue in Hay River.

Traffic will only be able to pass at designated locations, such as pull outs, areas with extra lanes, or highway junctions. Police and pilot vehicles will be travelling with the barge. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Greg Hanna at 867-767-9082 ext. 31046 or