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Firebag River Bridge Replacement & Winter Road to Fort

>Firebag River Bridge Replacement & Winter Road to Fort Chipewyan Project Overview: 8 each 1062mm diameter Cast-in-Place Reinforced Concrete Piles were required for the two abutments of the new bridge Later, an additional 4 each 900mm diameter wingwall CIP piles were added to.

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How to build a winter road

A construction worker sprays water to build up ice thickness on the Firebag River along the winter ice road from Fort McMurray to Fort Chipewyan in northern Alberta on February 4, 2015.

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Fort Chipewyan

Three flights weekly from Fort Smith (NWT), three flights weekly from Edmonton via Fort McMurray By car Travel overland to Fort Chipewyan is only possibly via seasonal ice roads which cross a pair of frozen rivers in winter A Fort Chipewyan Winter Road hotline at +1-866-743-6111 provides road.

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Highway dreams: An Alberta community's hope to be

People stand at the beginning of the winter road to Fort Chipewyan , The municipality builds and maintains an ice road to Fort Chipewyan from December to April at a cost of $28 million a year.

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Rooms & Suites

Winter travel to Fort Chipewyan can also include travel by ice road The roads freeze up to link Fort Chipewyan to Fort McMurray in the south and Fort Smith in the NWT The ice roads offer a unique experience; the Winter Road Hotline (1-866-743-6111) is available to give you current road conditions before you start your journey.

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Discover Fort Chipewyan

Fort Chipewyan, commonly referred to as Fort Chip, is a hamlet in northern Alberta, Canada, within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo It is located on the western tip of Lake Athabasca, adjacent to Wood Buffalo National Park, approximately 223 kilometers north of Fort McMurray.

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DRIVE THE ICE ROADS TO THE NORTH

Fort McMurray to Fort Chipewyan If you’re looking for a far north Canadian winter escapade that goes way beyond bragging rights, consider driving the ice road to Alberta’s oldest established community - and gateway to Wood Buffalo National Park - Fort Chipewyan.

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Winter Road

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Fort Chipewyan Winter Road

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Getting Here: By Road

Fort Chipewyan to Fort Smith: 228 km; Fort McMurray to Fort Smith: 499 km; Edmonton to Fort Smith: 955 km By Car Travelling by car is a great way to see the North, and to visit Fort Smith NWT highways are all two lanes and well maintained Highway 5 will lead you into Wood Buffalo National Park and on to Fort.

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Things to See in Fort Chipewyan

Plan instead to get picked up at either Hay Camp or Fort Fitzgerald, on the Peace or Slave rivers, respectively Or, for a quick in-and-out, you can look into hiring a float plane to drop you off and pick you up at Sweetgrass Station; the parks information center in either Fort Smith or Fort Chipewyan can connect you with a reputable pilot.

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Fort Chipewyan to Fort Smith winter road closed : Fort

The Fort Chipewyan to Fort Smith winter road is closed due to overflow conditions on the Peace River The Fort Chipewyan and La Loche winter roads remain open to traffic but may close to heavy traffic on short notice, due to the warming conditions.

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Fort Chip Winter Road

The Fort Chip winter road is the seasonal link to Fort McMurray It is typically open from mid-December to mid-March, and stretches 280 kilometers north-northwest of McMurray The first 100 kilometers is actually Highway 63, paved, and open year round.

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Getting Here: By Road

Fort Chipewyan to Fort Smith: 228 km; Fort McMurray to Fort Smith: 499 km; Edmonton to Fort Smith: 955 km By Car Travelling by car is a great way to see the North, and to visit Fort Smith NWT highways are all two lanes and well maintained Highway 5 will lead you into Wood Buffalo National Park and on to Fort.

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Driving the Winter Ice Road to Fort Chipewyan

Feb 04, 2015· Winter Ice Road to Fort Chipewyan from Ryan Jackson on Vimeo Take a ride up the winter ice road from Fort McMurray to Fort Chipewyan in Northern Alberta The 200-km temporary road typically opens mid-December and closes mid-March, depending on the weather.

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Road Trips

In Alberta, road trips are kind of a big deal Bears, Badlands, boreal forests And that’s only the start, alphabetically You’re going to want to pull over A lot Icefields Parkway: This drive through the Rocky Mountains is one of.

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Where an icy road is a blessing: White-knuckle driving on

Mar 02, 2015· The south gate to the winter road to Fort Chipewyan is nearly an hour past Fort McMurray at the end of Highway 63, past Syncrude’s colossal mine, Imperial’s Kearl Oil.

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Winter Road

For information on winter road conditions in Wood Buffalo National Park, contact the Visitor Reception Centre in Fort Chipewyan or Fort Smith, or phone the Park Hotline at (867) 872-7962 The winter road between Fort Chipewyan and Fort McMurray is operated by the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.

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Winter Transportation to Fort Chipewyn

Winter roads link the community of Fort Chipewyan to Fort McMurray in the south and Fort Smith in the North West Territori The 280 kilometer trip from Fort McMurray takes only a few hours and driving the winter roads is a unique experience Be sure to call the Winter Road Hotline at 1 866 743 - 6111 for up to date road conditions.

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Update: Fort Chipewyan Winter Road Limit Increasing To

Jan 14, 2019· The municipality is increasing the load limit on the Fort Chipewyan Winter Road As of Monday, drivers with vehicles weighing 35,000 kg can use the path Vehicles weighing more are asked to avoid traveling on the road as they could damage it causing safety hazards and possible delays.

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Fort Chipewyan winter road to close Sunday

Mar 14, 2019· Effective Sunday at 5 pm, the Fort Chipewyan winter road will be closed for the season The Municipality is closing the ice road due to warmer temperatur Gate access will be either closed or barricaded, and the rig mats removed as well.

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Alberta's disappearing road

This road is known as Alberta's Winter Road (also sometimes the Fort Chipewyan Winter Road) - and what an adventure it provides for winter enthusiasts looking for something that is truly "off the beaten track" "The Winter Road is very much dependent on the weather," said Christen Turner, an interpretative officer with the Wood Buffalo.

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Road Trips

In Alberta, road trips are kind of a big deal Bears, Badlands, boreal forests And that’s only the start, alphabetically You’re going to want to pull over A lot Icefields Parkway: This drive through the Rocky Mountains is one of.

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