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Icefields Parkway reopened after heavy snowfall, avalanche work
The Icefields Parkway, pictured here on Jan. 3, was closed Friday after the area experienced heavy snowfall. (Courtesy: @JasperNP Twitter)
Alex Antoneshyn, CTV Edmonton
Published Sunday, January 6, 2019 4:36PM MST
Last Updated Sunday, January 6, 2019 4:37PM MST
Icefields Parkway, or Highway 93, reopened Sunday after an avalanche bulletin was issued Friday for Alberta’s mountain parks.
On Jan. 4, Parks Canada urged backcountry users to avoid avalanche terrain over the weekend. Highway 93 was also closed after the area received between 60 and 80 centimeters of snow.
Icefields Parkway reopened Sunday afternoon.
The Icefields Parkway, Highway 93 is now open— Jasper National Park (@JasperNP) January 6, 2019