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Winter-road network unsafe, province warns after fatality


January 3, 2012
By Winnipeg Free Press

Winter RoadsJan. 3, 2012 – PROVINCIAL officials are reminding motorists to stay off
the winter-road network after a 37-year-old man was killed earlier this
week when his truck hit a patch of ice and rolled.

Winter Roads 
The winter road to Poplar River.
Warm weather has slowed progress.
Photo by: KEN GIGLIOTTI,
WINNIPEG FREE PRESS ARCHIVES.


 

Jan. 3, 2012 – PROVINCIAL officials are reminding motorists to stay off the winter-road network after a 37-year-old man was killed earlier this week when his truck hit a patch of ice and rolled.

Larry Halayko, Manitoba Infrastructure's director of contract services, said the unseasonably warm weather has put the winter-road construction schedule behind at least a week, adding no one should be travelling on it until it's officially opened in late January. | READ MORE

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