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Highway 6 NS Both Directions Highway 6 NS, in both directions. Road cleared between Rosebery Loop Rd and 11th Ave for 5.6 km (New Denver). Last updated Sun Sep 22 at 5:49 PM PDT. (DBC-12060)
Kootenay Lake Ferry Kootenay Lake Ferry. Ferry is currently out of service at Kootenay Lake Ferry. Until Mon Sep 23 at 6:30 AM PDT. On Sun, Sep 22 the last sailing from the Balfour Terminal will be at 1:10 PM and the last sailing from the Kootenay Bay Terminal will be at 2:00 PM. Next update time Mon Sep 23 at 6:30 AM PDT. Last updated Sat Sep 21 at 12:05 PM PDT. (DBC-12038)
Kootenay Lake Ferry [Truncated] Kootenay Lake Ferry. Ferry will be out of service at Kootenay Lake Ferry. Starting Mon Sep 23 at 2:45 PM PDT until Tue Sep 24 at 6:30 AM PDT. Mon, Sep 23 last sailing from Balfour will be 110PM & last sailing from Kootenay Bay will be 2PM. Essential Services sailing from Balfour at 430PM & from Kootenay Bay at 520PM. Priority given to health care workers, persons with medical appointment, school staff, students & parents transporting students. Next update time Mon Sep 23 at 9:00 AM P
Other Roads Word Creek Road. Word Creek Road. Bridge closed at Gaspard Bridge. Structural damage to the Gaspard Bridge. Road closed at Gang Creek Road until further notice. Next update time Mon Sep 30 at 8:00 AM PDT. Last updated Sun Sep 22 at 6:10 AM PDT. (DBC-9941)

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