Bay d’Espoir Highway to be closed periodically over the weekend

The Bay d’Espoir Highway, Route 360, will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. until Sunday, August 7.

The schedule will be reassessed on Monday, August 8.

Over the weekend temperatures will continue to be high and winds to be at a high speed in this region. Smoke is expected to be prevalent and the dry conditions may affect the development of the forest fire.

If residents of the area have medical appointments from now until Monday, August 8, with Central Health that they cannot attend due to the fire, they should call Central Health to reschedule the appointment.