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Posted: November 17, 2021

Highway 3 re-opens east of Fernie

Mainroad East Kootenay would like to advise local motorists and stakeholders that Highway 3, at four kms east of Fernie, is reopening to full traffic at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 17. The temporary detour to Dickens Road, while flood clean-up work was taking place, will be removed.

The storm clean-up and water flow has subsided and receded to safely allow traffic to resume on Highway 3. Mainroad crews will continue monitoring the water flows 24/7 with equipment on standby if required.

We thank all motorists for their patience during the flood clean up as shown in the pictures below from yesterday and today.

Please check for all road updates.

Mainroad’s 24-hour communications and dispatch office will pass on your observations and concerns when contacted. Communications and dispatch: 1-800-665-4929

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Mainroad East Kootenay

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