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Time is running out for Dawson City, Yukon ice bridge – CBC

Jan 08, 2024

The Yukon government says it is forging ahead with plans to build it and expects colder temperatures to help

As the winter rolls on in Dawson City, Yukon, one West Dawson resident is starting to lose hope that the town’s annual ice bridge will come to fruition.

Especially since this time last year the ice bridge was already open to light traffic.

“We all know that it’s a risk we take of not being able to cross,” said Sebastien Weisser when talking about the seasonal challenges that come with living in West Dawson.

Weisser does cross the river but uses a trail currently being used as the main route from West Dawson to the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in First Nation’s C-4 subdivision.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/a-west-dawson-resident-is-skeptical-that-an-ice-bridge-will-be-possible-this-year-1.7075980

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