Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Flooding on east Side of Prince Rupert closes Shawatlans Road

Update: The City of Prince Rupert advised Tuesday afternoon that the road had been re-opened

The after effects of Monday's volume of rain has included
a road closure along Shawatlans Road 
(photo from City of PR)

Residents making plans to travel to the Industrial site from the city will have to reroute their trip to make use of Highway 16, that as the City of Prince Rupert announces a closure of Shawatlans Road due to flooding, with the area of the closure the stretch from Frederick Street to Kaien Road.

A Road Closed barrier redirects motorists away from 
Shawatlans Road on Tuesday morning

The road closure comes following some extensive rain on the North Coast through much of the day on Monday.

In a short update to the City of Prince Rupert Facebook page, the City City notes that the road closure will remain in effect until further notice.

 More items of note from City Hall can be found through our Council Discussion archive.

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