Wetum Road 2023 Update
Posted: Monday January 9, 2023
Crews continue to work on the Wetum Road for 2023. An estimated opening date is not available at this time. Further updates will be provided as they become available.
North end – Crews have crossed Moose River with snow cats and have made an initial pass to km 47. The North French River crossing is to be flooded to increase ice thickness. Swamp areas are soft once snow is cleared. Additional crews will be dispatched to assist with road work.
South end – Crews have made their initial pass to Abitibi River (km 30) with snow cats. Flooding of Abitibi River is underway to increase ice thickness. Once thick enough, snow cats will cross to continue work on the road.