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Light traffic can flow over Yukon River using Dawson City ice bridge

Temporary seasonal route not yet open to heavy duty traffic
The Dawson City ice bridge is now open to vehicles. (Courtesy/Yukon government)

The Dawson City ice bridge has opened for the season.

The Yukon’s department of Highways and Public Works made the announcement Jan. 5 on social media.

Light traffic can now flow over the Yukon River via the temporary bridge, according to a Facebook post.

“Watch for updates as we continue to build a lane for heavy traffic,” reads the post.

The ferry closed on Oct. 18 and construction on the ice bridge began on Dec. 13.

The ice bridge opened on Jan. 6 in 2021 and on Dec. 14 in 2020.

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I’m the legislative reporter for the Yukon News.
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