Thursday , 5 August 2021

Rain closes roads in the Lakeland

Following steady rain the last few days there have been three confirmed road closures in the M.D. of Bonnyville while others are being closely monitored.

The M.D. of Bonnyville said this morning that Township Roads 615A in Fort Kent while unspecified road(s) on the Southside of Muriel Lake are also washed out. Township Road 485 has also been washed out.

Roads being monitored at this time include Township roads 603 in Fort Kent, 434 and 433 towards Alexander, roads to the east and west of Beaverdam and unspecified roads in the Fountain Lake are may also be affected.

Update at 8:00pm Monday

The County of St. Paul has closed the following roads due to washout and will alert the public when repairs are completed.

  • Township Road 570A between Range Road 72 and 73
  • Township Road 582 west of Range Road 50 (Moosehills Road)
  • Township Road 571A between Range Road 104 and 105


About Chris Lapointe

Chris is a two-time Vancouver Film School graduate, where he originally studied screenwriting and video games. Returning home to the lakeland post-graduation, he was determined to put what he learned to use. He brings with him a laid-back attitude and a love for pop culture that he hopes can be injected into Lakeland Connect's publications.