Frank Channel Bridge Rehabilitation
GNWT - YELLOWKNIFE (January 25, 2017) – Starting on or about May 1, 2017 the Department of Transportation (DOT) will be undertaking a major rehabilitation of the Frank Channel Bridge, located at km 243.8 on the Yellowknife Highway (Highway 3).
During the construction period, commercial vehicles will be subject to legal height, width and weight restrictions, with no over-dimension or over-weight axle loadings allowed. Speed reductions will be in effect, and traffic will be limited to a single lane. Short delays are to be expected. Between November 2017 and April 2018, two lanes of traffic will resume, and commercial vehicles over legal allowances will be assessed through normal procedures.