Condition Legend
Access Roads

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Road Legend
Mackenzie Highway
Hay River Highway
Yellowknife Highway
Ingraham Trail
Fort Smith Highway
Fort Resolution Highway
Liard Highway
Dempster Highway
Tuktoyaktuk Highway
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Construction Notices 


Highway 3 

Current until further notice.

  • Commercial vehicles with a gross weight greater then 63,500kgs and wider then 6.4m MUST submit a Pre-authorization request at minimum 4 working days prior to moving load.
  • Larger gross weights may require longer for independent evaluations.

Highway 3 (kilometre 24.4): Deh Cho Bridge 

Until further notice.

  • Single lane traffic only, with traffic lights.
  • Expect short delays.
  • Obey all warning signs, flag persons, traffic control devices and posted speed limits.

Dene Village Road (kilometre 0.0-14.0): Kátł’odeeche First Nation, Hay River

Current until further notice

  • Reduced speed limit of 60 km/h.
  • Obey all warning signs and traffic control personnel.
  • Vehicles must drive cautiously.

Highway 1 (kilometre 411.2): Jean Marie River Bridge

Current until further notice.

  • Single lane traffic only (alternating flow).
  • Drivers must yield to oncoming traffic.
  • Reduced speed limit of 40 km/h.


Seasonal Weight Restrictions

Effective November 6, 2023

These highway sections will operate under normal conditions.

Hwy 8            Km 0 – Km 272.5

Hwy 10          Km 0 – Km 133.6

General Notice for 100% Legal Axle Weight:                     

These highway sections are set at 100% of the legal axle weight until further notice:

Hwy 1            Km 0 – Km 690

Hwy 2            Km 0 – Km 49

Hwy 3            Km 0 – Km 338

Hwy 4            Km 0 – Km 69

Hwy 5            Km 0 – Km 266

Hwy 6            Km 0 - Km 90

Hwy 7            Km 0 - Km 254

Hwy 9            Km 0 – Km 97


Special Advisory Notice for 75% Legal Axle Weight:                  

These highway sections are set at 75% of the legal axle weight until further notice:

Hay River Access Km 0 (Jn. at Km 2.5 Hwy 5) to Km 14.9