BC Highway 1 - Vancouver through Fraser Valley - Road Conditions

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Events for Highway 7

Highway 7 Both directions Road Work on Highway 7 between Chowat Rd and Seabird Island Road will be in effect April3 2018 to April 5 2018 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, daily. The road will be reduced to single-lane alternating traffic. Updated on Thu Mar 15 4:39 pm PDT. (ID# RTMC_16986)
Highway 7 Both directions Brushing and tree clearing will be in effect nightly between Silverdale and Nelson Street in Mission starting February 19 to March 29. Single lane alternating traffic will be in effect Monday to Thursday 8:30pm to 5:30am and Friday and Saturday 8:00pm to 7:00am. A speed reduction of 50km/h will be in effect. Please follow signage, obey all traffic control, and allow for additional travel time. Motorists are advised to be aware of the project and to use alternate routes when possible. Updated on Mon Feb 19 9:54 pm PST. (ID# RTMC_16677)
Highway 7 Eastbound Road Maintenance on Highway 7 Eastbound between James Street and Welton Street will be in effect March 19 2018 to March 23 2018 from 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM, daily. Updated on Tue Mar 13 4:06 pm PDT. (ID# RTMC_16959)

Events for Highway 9

Highway 9 Northbound Bridge deck seismic and safety upgrades on Highway 9 in both directions at the Rosedale Overhead. Construction will be in effect 24 hours per day from Wednesday 09/08/2017 through the Summer of 2018. Traffic will be single lane alternating and controlled by an interim traffic signal for the duration of the project. A speed reduction of 50 km/h through the construction zone is in effect. Please follow signage, obey all traffic control devices, and allow for additional travel time. Motorists are advised to be aware of the project, to use alternative routes where possible, and to check DriveBC for updates. Updated on Tue Feb 6 5:06 am PST. (ID# RTMC_16507)
Highway 9 Northbound Road Maintenance on Highway 9 Northbound between McPherson Road and Ramona Place. It will be in effect February 9 to March 27, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Updated on Thu Mar 1 5:24 pm PST. (ID# RTMC_16823)
Highway 9 Southbound Highway 9 Southbound will be single-lane alternating traffic from Golf Road to McCallum Road because of Road Work. Road Work will occur weekly on Monday to Friday effective March 26, 2018 until April 11, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Updated on Tue Mar 6 6:57 pm PST. (ID# RTMC_16884)

Highway 1, 7 & 9 Weather Locations

General Route Information

Highway 1 crosses Metro Vancouver on the mainland beginning at Horseshoe Bay. (View the Horseshoe Bay Cam ) then onto the Fraser Valley Regional District on its entry into Abbotsford. There are six interchanges on Highway 1 (see McCallum Road Cameras) in its 33 km (21 mi) long stretch through Abbotsford, one of which leads to Highway 11. Once Highway 1 leaves Abbotsford, it crosses over the Vedder Canal into Chilliwack. The highway goes through Chilliwack for 24 km (15 mi), passing through five interchanges within the city.

2 km (1¼ mi) after leaving Chilliwack, Highway 1 reaches an interchange with Highway 9. East of the Highway 9 interchange, Highway 1 hugs the south bank of the Fraser River for 35 km (22 mi), passing through seven interchanges, until reaching the interchange with Highway 3 at Hope. Highway 1 takes the exit off the freeway at this point. (The freeway alignments of Highways 3 and 5 continue from this exit, Exit 170, and continue unbroken until it meets up again with Highway 1 just west of Kamloops at Exit 362.) Most traffic traveling between Hope and Kamloops follow Highway 5 as it takes over an hour and a half less time to travel compared to following Highway 1. Highway 1 the Trans Canada Highway crosses all of Canada. In Ontario highway 1 becomes Highway 401 Highway 401 Road Conditions

Highway 7's total length is 118 km (93 mi). It begins at the westbound exit with Highway 1 near Schoolhouse Street, the total length is 2.3 km. The highway then turns immediately northeast, meets with Highway 1 at the Cape Horn Interchange and immediately after, an exit with United Boulevard. 

Then Highway 7 crosses over the Pitt River Bridge into Pitt Meadows. 6 km (4 mi) southeast of the Pitt River bridge, Highway 7 crosses into Maple Ridge at Maple Meadows Way, and the highway then crosses into Mission another 20 km (12 mi) east. 9 km (6 mi) of Highway 7's entry into Mission, it meets a junction with Highway 11. 8 km (5 mi) east of the Highway 11 junction, Highway 7 leaves Mission over the Hatzic Pump Bridge.

27 km (17 mi) east of the Highway's eastern exit from Mission, Highway 7 enters the Municipality of Kent. 14 km (9 mi) east, Highway 7 reaches a junction with Highway 9 at Agassiz. 18 km (11 mi) northeast of the Highway 9 junction, Highway 7 leaves Kent. Another 12 km (7 mi) northeast, Highway 7 finally reaches its eastern terminus at a junction with Highway 1 at Haig, just across the Fraser River from the main part of Hope

Highway 9 is 16 km (10 mi) long. In the south, the Highway starts at an interchange on Highway 1 between Rosedale and the Bridal Falls area (see Highway 1 Bridal Falls Camera. Highway 9 travels north for 3 km (2 mi) to its 2 km (1¼ mi) long bridge over the Fraser River. After crossing the Fraser, Highway 9 travels north for 2 km (1¼ mi) to the centre of Agassiz. 1 km (about ½ mi) north of Agassiz, Highway 9 meets Highway 7, and the two highways share a common alignment for another 2 km (1¼ mi). Highway 9 then travels 6 more km (4 mi) north to terminate at Harrison Hot Springs and Harrison Lake BC ..

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