BC Highway - Road Closure News


Major Events

Highway 1 Both Directions Rock Scaling: Yoho National Park, 8 km west of the AB/BC border. Work will be 24/7 from April 23 - Nov 15. A larger blast requiring an extended closure may occur during daylight hours with possible delays up to 90 mins. In general delays are under 30 mins. Reduced speed zones in effect. Be prepared to stop. Watch for truck traffic and obey all signs and traffic control personnel. No work on long weekends. Updated on Mon Oct 15 at 8:22 am PDT. (ID# -68582)
Highway 4 Highway 4. Construction work planned at 14km east of Tofino/Ucluelet junction. Starting Wed Nov 14 until Fri Nov 23 at 7:00 AM PST. Daily closures from 1:00 am to 4:00 am, 5:00 am to 7:00 am, Noon to 1:00 pm, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm and from 10:00 PM to 12:00 AM PDT. Expect up to 30 minute delays at all other times. No 10pm-12am closure on Friday Nov 16. More info call 1-855-451-7152. Next update time Fri Nov 23 at 7:00 AM PST. Last updated Thu Nov 8 at 5:03 PM PST. (DBC-2389)
Other Roads Chute Lake Road. Chute Lake Road. Road maintenance work at 8 km mark. Until Thu Nov 15 at 3:00 PM PST. Road closed for repairs. Emergency flood repairs to install a multi-plate culvert. Next update time Thu Nov 15 at 3:00 PM PST. Last updated Mon Nov 5 at 4:04 PM PST. (DBC-2093)

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