Public Works and Government Services Canada

Public Works and Government Services Canada

March 26, 2009 18:35 ET

Public Access to Areas Around St. Andrews Lock and Dam Closed Until Further Notice

LOCKPORT, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - March 26, 2009) - Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) has restricted public access to areas around the St. Andrews Lock and Dam at Lockport, Manitoba until the threat of flooding has passed.

With ice jams forcing water levels to rise at the St. Andrews Lock and Dam site, and flooding occurring in facilities on site, public access to the lock and public areas on the west side of the Red River facility is being restricted.

This closure is effective immediately and will remain in effect until further notice.

Contact Information

  • Public Works and Government Services Canada, Western Region
    Chris Konski
    Regional Communications Officer, Corporate Communications
    780-497-3583 or Cellular: 780-221-6181
    chris.konski@pwgsc.gc.ca