"Communities on both sides of the Alberta-British Columbia border are bracing for COVID-19 travel restrictions that the B.C. government says will be coming Friday."
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But a big part of the Old Settlers' weekend of events will not be held due to public health concerns.
Slater Road will be reduced to a single lane with flaggers alternating the direction of traffic.
The first outage is scheduled for 3 hours on Friday, April 23rd.
Officials say they will be following guidance from the Governor’s office that allows up to 9,000 guests at events.
WSDOT officials say this work is being done in preparation of a much bigger project scheduled for this summer.
Residents along sections of Thornton Street and Malloy Avenue are reported to be impacted.
Smoke rising from the fire was visible for miles across the county.
Just as 1 crash was being cleared a second possible injury crash was reported.