Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 4:35 PM ET

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 4:35 PM ET

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National Audio 4:35 PM ET

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NAT117 - (NB-Flooding) FREDERICTON. x-17s. New Brunswick is shuttering a large section of the Trans-Canada Highway and warning motorists to be on watch for wildlife seeking refuge as floodwaters rise to record levels along the Saint John River. Barricades closing the four-lane highway between Moncton and Fredericton are to go up at seven-p-m local time, the latest and most significant roadway closure in the flood-weary province. Premier Brian Gallant says the province is doing all it can to respond. ("..to the test.") (double outcue) (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser says in all 81 roads and bridges have been closed to traffic, while dozens of other roadways and ramps are partially closed. …

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