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BARRICADE UPDATE – November 15, 2:43 PM

By November 15, 2021November 20th, 2021No Comments

As of 4:00 PM on Monday, November 15th, access into the City of Merritt will be prohibited.

The City is on Evacuation Order due to the ongoing flooding situation, and the flooding of the wastewater treatment plant.At 4:00 PM, barricades will be erected on Voght Street at the City’s northern junction of Highway 5, on Coldwater Road at the entrance from the southern junction of Highway 5, and on Highway 8 at the western entrance to Merritt. The barricades will be manned by personnel including RCMP who will ensure that nobody enters the City.

If people out of town need to collect friends, family, or possessions that are not currently in a flooded area, they should be in Merritt and leaving again before 4:00 PM today, Monday, November 15th.

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