Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk, N.W.T., ice road now closed for good
All-weather road connecting 2 communities set to open in the fall
The era of the Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk ice road in the Northwest Territories is officially over.
The ice road between the two communities closed Saturday, Apr. 29, the Northwest Territories' Department of Infrastructure announced on social media.
The <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Tuktoyaktuk?src=hash">#Tuktoyaktuk</a> ice road is now closed for the season. April 29, 2017. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ITH?src=hash">#ITH</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/NWT?src=hash">#NWT</a> <a href="https://t.co/S0efDN7lyM">pic.twitter.com/S0efDN7lyM</a>—@GNWT_DOT
With the new all-weather road opening in the fall, this winter was the last time anyone was able to drive the ice road, prompting a rush of tourists during the last few weeks of the season.
Here's a look at some of the top stories from CBC News from this final season.
- British cyclists takes on 186-kilometre Tuktoyaktuk ice road during 'end of era' season
- VIDEO | The road to Tuktoyaktuk
- Family connections run deep for Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk, N.W.T., road builders
And some of your top social media posts.