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Engagement sessions for Great Bear River Bridge happening in the Sahtu region

Press Release

May 17, 2022

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is seeking input from communities in the Sahtu region about the Great Bear River Bridge project.

The two-lane bridge will be located at kilometre 938 of the future Mackenzie Valley Highway and will reduce environmental and safety risks associated with crossing the Mackenzie River ice road, extend the winter road season and improve access between communities.

This round of engagement includes a presentation on the bridge design and a general project overview. Engagement sessions have taken place or are taking place in:

  • Délın̨ę on Monday, May 16 at the Délın̨ę Cultural Centre from 1 – 2:30 pm.
  • Tulita on Tuesday, May 17 at the Tulita Community Hall from 6 – 8 pm.
  • Colville Lake on Wednesday, May 18 at the Behdzi Ahda First Nation Office from 12-1 pm.
  • Fort Good Hope on Wednesday, May 18 at the Fort Good Hope Community Hall from 6-8pm.
  • Norman Wells on Thursday, May 19 at the Norman Wells Community Hall from 6:30 – 8 pm.

For more information on this project or to provide your input, please visit: https://haveyoursay.nwt-tno.ca/great-bear-river-bridge. If you are unable to attend an in person session, please contact [email protected]

For media requests, please contact:

INF Communications

Department of Infrastructure
Government of the Northwest Territories
[email protected]

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