BC Highway 1 - Vancouver through Fraser Valley - Road Conditions

- Including Highway 7 Lougheed & Highway 9 - Road Report News

Events for Highway 7

Highway 7 Both directions Road Maintenance will occur between McLean Street. and Hayward Street on October 18 and 19 2017 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM. Right lane closures in effect. Updated on Thu Oct 5 9:56 pm PDT. (ID# RTMC_15115)
Highway 7 Both directions Road maintenance between Railway Avenue in Mission and Deroche Bridge will be in effect nightly October 12-30 from 8pm to 6am. Work will occur only if weather is clear and dry. Single lane alternating traffic will be in effect. Updated on Tue Oct 17 5:57 am PDT. (ID# RTMC_15183)
Highway 7 Eastbound Utility work west of Hayward St will occur on all days of the week effective October 20, 2017 until October 27, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM. Right lane closure will be in effect, drive carefully and obey all traffic personnel on scene. Updated on Mon Oct 16 12:14 pm PDT. (ID# RTMC_15215)
Highway 7 Eastbound Utility works occurring between James St and Grand St will occur daily effective October 25, 2017 until October 31, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Right lane closure in effect. Drive carefully and obey all traffic control personnel. Updated on Mon Oct 16 1:23 pm PDT. (ID# RTMC_15216)
Highway 7 Eastbound Road Maintenance on Highway 7 Eastbound at Laity St will be in effect today at 10:30 AM until 12:00 PM. Updated on Thu Oct 19 9:41 am PDT. (ID# RTMC_15271)
Highway 7 Westbound Road Work on Lougheed Highway Westbound between Sherling Ave and Ottawa Street will be in effect from September 25 2017 to October 27 from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM. No work will occur on long weekends. Updated on Mon Sep 25 2:21 pm PDT. (ID# RTMC_14985)

Events for Highway 9

Highway 9 Both directions Bridge deck seismic and safety upgrades on Highway 9 in both directions at Rosedale Overhead. Construction will be in effect 24 hours a day through Summer 2018. Single lane alternating traffic with temporary traffic signal control for the duration of the project. Speed reduction to 50 km/h through the construction zone is in effect. **Oversize Loads are restricted to 3.5m widths.** 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 Wed Oct 18 11:41 am PDT. (ID# RTMC_15252)

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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