Ongoing high water levels and erosion and have prompted the indefinite closure of Erie Shore Drive from 18416 Erie Shore Dr to Erieau Rd

Chatham-Kent declared a state of emergency on Feb  28, 2020 in the Erie Shore Dr area. The road will remain closed as staff assess damage to the area and consider remedial action on an aging dike. Local news is covering the ongoing situation. The WRT has reached out to the municipality to receive comments a preferred detour for the Trail.