Work to begin on temporary road access to Old Fort

Work is set to begin on building a temporary access road back into Old Fort, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure says.

In an information bulletin, the ministry says crews are starting to build a temporary road for residents of Old Fort to access the community as the area surrounding the landslide is stable enough to start work.

Crews and equipment are beginning work on the west end of the slide zone. The temporary road will be built over the slide debris and is expected to be complete within three weeks.

Safe work procedures are in place, including a monitoring system to ensure the safety of all workers, according the bulletin.

More details will be provided as work on the road progresses.

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