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Lake Major dam problem: Who is affected by the evacuation?

There are about 135 homes east of Dartmouth that are affected by a mandatory evacuation order due to fears of the Lake Major dam breaching.

Evacuation centres to open at 8 a.m. Saturday

There are about 135 homes east of Dartmouth that are affected by a mandatory evacuation order due to fears of the Lake Major dam breaching.

The affected homes are in North Preston, Cherry Brook, East Preston, Westphal, Lawrencetown and Cole Harbour.

A look at the houses affected by the evacuation prompted by a problem at the Lake Major dam. The pink triangles denote the houses affected. (Halifax Regional Municipality)

The list of civic addresses affected:

  • Civic #205 to #286 Lake Major Road
  • Civic #124 to #172 Crane Hill Road
  • Civic #1291 to #1336 Highway 107
  • All residents of Lorne Drive
  • Civic #90 to #213 Salmon River Drive
  • Civic #40 to #68 Ross Road
  • Civic #335 to #482 Ross Road
  • All residents of Brookside Avenue
  • All residents of Greenvale Crescent
  • Civic #1813 to #1936 Route 207
  • Residents of Old German Road
  • Residents of Shannon Drive
  • Residents of Ross Road not already evacuated
  • Elementary school on Ross Road
  • Residents of Westmount Drive
  • Residents of Glendale Drive
  • Residents of Field Court
  • Residents of Ashtree Court

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