FORT ST. JOHN, B.C – BC Hydro is back with its seasonal reminder for boat owners that a section of the Peace River is permanently closed.

According to the company, being on or near the water surrounding Site C construction presents serious safety risks.

To move boaters around the construction area, a seasonal portage program will be resuming to transport non-motorized vessels by road past the dam.  The program operates between the Halfway River boat launch and the Peace Island Park boat launch from May 15th to September 15th.

Hazards include:

For more information, please visit or phone 1-877-217-0777.