MEDIA RELEASE: MUNICIPALITY OF PORT HOPE WARNS RESIDENTS OF FLOODING AND WASHOUTS ON ROADWAYS

print-logo June 23, 2017

For Immediate Release

Friday, June 23, 2017 - Port Hope, ON

Due to the recent heavy rainfall throughout the region, the Municipality of Port Hope is experiencing some flooding, minor washouts, and debris on numerous roadways. Municipal staff members are working diligently to ensure all roads are safe for travel and pedestrians.

At this time, the Works and Engineering department is requesting that all road users practice sound judgment by slowing down, driving with caution and traveling on the main roads where possible.

Municipal staff is continuing to manage the calls being placed with the department and prioritizing the sequence of responses.

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For more information, please contact:

Kate Ingram
Communications / Community Engagement Coordinator
905-885-4544 x2248
kingram@porthope.ca