Flooding to force Trans-Canada closure in NB

John G Smith

FREDERICTON, N.B. – The Trans-Canada Highway between Moncton and Fredericton, N.B., will close to all traffic at 7 p.m. tonight, as the province deals with surging floodwaters.

Those traveling from Moncton to Fredericton will be detoured from Route 2 to Route 1 through River Glade and Route 7 at Oromocto, says the province’s Department of Transportation and Infrastructure.

Barricades and signs will be in place, while variable message signs will share the details at borders with Quebec, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Maine.

Information on the latest road closures is available online.

 

John G Smith

John G. Smith is the editorial director of Newcom Media's trucking and supply chain publications -- including Today's Trucking, trucknews.com, TruckTech, Transport Routier, Inside Logistics, Solid Waste & Recycling, and Road Today. The award-winning journalist has covered the trucking industry since 1995.

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