BC Highway - Road Closure News

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Highway 1 Both Directions Highway 1 Both Directions - Rock Scaling: Yoho National Park, 8 km west of the AB/BC border. Work will be underway 24/7 from April 23 to November 15. Expect minor delays. Reduced speed zones in effect. Be prepared to stop. Watch for hauling truck traffic and obey all signs and traffic control personnel. Updated on Wed Jun 27 at 9:34 am PDT. (ID# -68582)
Highway 6 EW Both Directions Needles Ferry is back in service. Expect a 2 sailing delay due to traffic congestion. Updated on Fri Jul 20 at 5:17 pm PDT. (ID# 283792)
Needles Ferry Both Directions Needles Ferry is back in service. Expect a 2 sailing delay due to traffic congestion. Updated on Fri Jul 20 at 5:13 pm PDT. (ID# 283791)

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All operators of powered watercraft used for recreational purposes within BC, Canada now require a Pleasure Craft Operator Card.

Boaters are now required to have the Pleasure Craft Operator Card - Boaters Licence in order to operate a powered watercraft. There is no grandfather clause or age exemption – this law applies to all boaters. Powered watercraft includes watercraft fitted with any size motor – even a trolling motor.

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