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Road Reports :: Highway 1 Conditions :: Highway 3 Conditions :: Highways 5 & 97c Conditions Trans Canada Hwy 1, Hwy 3, Coquihalla Hwy 5 & Okanogan Connector Hwy 97C Road Condition Reports. Many Thanks to the ministry of Transportation for the information contained in this report.

Current Highway 1 Road Conditions

Events for Highway 1

Highway 1 Both directions RBC GranFondo Whistler requires lane closures, traffic stoppages, detours along the Hwy 1, Hwy 99 cycling route, 10/09/2016 at 5:30AM - 4:30PM. Event starts in Stanley Park, over the Lions Gate Bridge, along Marine Drive, Taylor Way, Hwy 1, Hwy 99 to Whistler. Watch for changes in traffic signals and reduced speed limits. Obey signs and traffic control persons. Watch for cyclists and use caution. For more information visit www.september10.info. Updated on Thu Aug 25 2:29 pm PDT. (ID# RTMC_10903)
Highway 1 Both directions Road Work on Highway 1 Eastbound and Westbound between Ironworkers Memorial Bridge and Lynn Valley Rd will be in effect nightly starting on August 26, 2016 to August 28 from 11:00 PM until 5:30 AM. Lane closures in effect. Updated on Wed Aug 24 1:08 pm PDT. (ID# RTMC_10891)
Highway 1 Both directions Road Work on Highway 1 Westbound and Eastbound will be in effect 10/08/2016 at 9:00:00 AM until 10/10/2016 at 3:00:00 PM. Updated on Tue Aug 9 3:39 pm PDT. (ID# RTMC_10719)
Highway 1 Both directions Road Maintenance on Highway 1 in both directions from No. 3 Rd to Highway 9 will be in effect August 24, 2016 at 9:00 PM until August 31, 2016 at 5:00 AM. The maintenance is for line painting and replacement of road reflectors. Lane closures will be in effect. Updated on Mon Aug 22 7:52 am PDT. (ID# RTMC_10862)
Highway 1 Both directions Road Work on Highway 1 Westbound after Ramp from McGill St will be in effect 01/09/2016 at 10:30:00 PM until 02/09/2016 at 4:00:00 AM. Updated on Fri Aug 26 1:19 pm PDT. (ID# RTMC_10912)
Highway 1 Both directions Parks Canada is installing snow nets 32 km west of Glacier National Park east gate as part of ongoing avalanche mitigation works, from May 9 to Sep 30. Delays of up to 30 minutes in duration to transport materials over the TCH via helicopter will be required. Obey all signs and traffic control personnel. Hours of work 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, Mon to Sat. No work will occur over long weekends (from 5:00 pm the Thu prior to 7:00 am the Tue after a long weekend). Updated on Mon May 9 at 6:18 am PDT. (ID# -58056)
Highway 1 Both directions There is no fuel, food or lodging available at Rogers Pass Summit in Glacier National Park. Travellers are asked to ensure they check their fuel before leaving Revelstoke or Golden. Updated on Tue Feb 17 at 10:30 am PDT. (ID# -31978)
Highway 1 Both directions Parks Canada is installing LED lights inside Tupper Timber snowshed in Glacier National Park, July 25 until October 14, 2016. One lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction. Expect traffic pattern change, speed reductions to 30 km/h, and delays up to 30 minutes. Traffic control personnel on site. Working hours 7:00am-7:00pm, Mon-Sat. No work Sundays or long weekends (from 7:00pm Thursday before the long weekend until 07:00am Tuesday afterwards). Updated on Mon Jul 25 at 6:27 am PDT. (ID# -59772)
Highway 1 Both directions Parks Canada is undertaking rock slope stabilisation approximately 23 kms west of Field in Yoho National Park. Work is 24 hrs per day, 7 days per week, from September 6 - October 31. Expect speed reduction to 50km/hr, and occasional delays of up to 30 minutes in duration with traffic control personnel on site. Be prepared to stop, obey all signs, and watch for hauling truck traffic.. Updated on Fri Aug 26 at 12:29 pm PDT. (ID# -60275)
Highway 1 Both directions Construction from West Boundary of Yoho National Park to Field (29.4 km), 7:00 am to 7:00 pm Mon-Sat starting Aug 8 through Oct 3. Parks Canada is replacing culverts at various locations in Yoho National Park. Expect speed reductions to 50 km/h and occasional delays of up to 20 minutes. Traffic control personnel on site. Be prepared to stop. Updated on Mon Aug 8 at 3:30 pm PDT. (ID# -59990)
Highway 1 Westbound Line painting on Highway 1 Westbound Mary Hill access, Exit 44 and Coleman on ramp will be closed. Work will be in effect today at 8:30:00 PM until 24/08/2016 at 5:00:00 AM. Updated on Tue Aug 23 8:40 pm PDT. (ID# RTMC_10886)
Highway 1 Westbound Filming at the intersection of Highway 1 and Wallace St in Hope will be in effect August 22, 2016 at 7:00 PM until August 23, 2016 at 1:00 AM. Filming involves lane closures along Highway 1, with a maximum of 3-5 minute stoppages. Traffic control is in place and advanced signage. All traffic to be completely released between takes. Updated on Thu Aug 18 9:12 am PDT. (ID# RTMC_10824)
Highway 1 Westbound Collision on Highway 1 Westbound before Ramp to Kensington Ave. 1 right lane blocked. Updated on Tue Aug 23 11:25 am PDT. (ID# RTMC_10874)
Highway 1 Westbound Maintenance 10 km west of Lytton North Access 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Tue Aug 30. Lane closure will be in effect. Updated on Thu Aug 25 at 9:03 am PDT. (ID# -60258)

Field
Hwy 1 at Field Rd, about 16 km west of BC/Alberta border, facing northeast

Sparwood
Sparwood weigh scale Hwy 3, about 2km west of the Alberta border, looking south-east.
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Current Highway 3 Road conditions

Events for Highway 3

Highway 3 Both directions Bridge Work on Highway 3 Westbound at Upper Cambie Creek Bridge will be in effect October 6th, 2015 at 12:00AM until August 31st, 2017 at 12:00PM. All traffic will be detoured to single lane in each direction on the existing eastbound lanes. Updated on Mon Oct 5 3:53 pm PDT. (ID# RTMC_8262)
Highway 3 Both directions Road Work on Highway 3 Eastbound and Westbound between 4km east of Placer Mountain Forest Service Rd and 44km west of Princeton will be in effect August 24, 2016 at 9:00 AM until 3:30 PM. No lane closures as work will occur on the shoulder. Updated on Mon Aug 22 10:13 am PDT. (ID# RTMC_10863)
Highway 3 Both directions Construction 29 km west of Princeton 7:00 am to 5:30 pm Mon-Sat through Oct 31. 60 Km Speed Zone in effect. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Wed Apr 20 at 8:57 am PDT. (ID# -57625)
Highway 3 Both directions Construction 25 km west of Princeton 7:00 am to 5:30 pm Mon-Sat through Sep 15. 60 Km Speed Zone in effect. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Tue Apr 19 at 4:35 pm PDT. (ID# -57589)
Highway 3 Both directions Bridge Maintenance at Paulson Bridge 8:00 am to 2:30 pm daily starting Sep 1 through Sep 2. The road will be reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Fri Aug 26 at 3:17 pm PDT. (ID# -60281)
Highway 3 Both directions Bridge Maintenance at Castlegar 8:00 am to 3:00 pm on Tue Aug 30. The road will be reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Fri Aug 26 at 2:53 pm PDT. (ID# -60279)
Highway 3 Both directions Bridge Construction at Irishman Creek 7:00 am to 7:00 pm Mon-Sat through Oct 16. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic with 10 minute delays. Speed reduction in place. Updated on Tue Jun 28 at 1:53 pm PDT. (ID# -59321)
Highway 3 Both directions Paving at West Fernie for 20 kms to 6 kms east of Hosmer 7:00 am to 7:00 pm Mon-Sat starting Aug 3 through Sep 1. The road will be reduced to single lane alternating traffic with possible delays up to 20 minutes. Construction speed zone of 80 km/h in effect. Updated on Mon Jul 25 at 8:38 am PDT. (ID# -59798)
Highway 3 Eastbound Brushing 40 km east of Princeton through Hedley 7:00 am to 4:00 pm on Mon Aug 29. The road will be reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Wed Aug 24 at 9:59 am PDT. (ID# -60227)

Morrissey Jct
Approx 10 km south of Fernie at Morrissey Jct, looking north..

Hosmer
Hwy 3, in Hosmer, north of Fernie, looking north-east

Current Coquihalla Highway 5 and 97c Road Conditions

Events for Coquihalla (#5) - Hope to Kamloops

Highway 5 Both directions Construction from Box Canyon Chainup Area to Great Bear Snowshed both directions, 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Mon-Fri through Nov 15. Lane closure in effect. Updated on Fri Aug 26 at 12:08 am PDT. (ID# -60264)
Highway 5 Northbound Maintenance 500 m north of Exit 256, Kingsvale (Coldwater Road) 8:00 am to 6:00 pm daily on Aug 31. Lane closure will be in effect. Updated on Mon Aug 22 at 9:45 am PDT. (ID# -60190)

Events for Highway 97C

Highway 97C Both directions Asphalt milling and paving from Logan Lake to 12kms past Highland Valley Copper Mine entrance. 7:00 am to 7:00 pm Mon-Sat starting Aug 10 through Sep 6. The road will be reduced to single lane alternating traffic. up to 10 minute delays. Watch for grooved pavement, speed zone in effect, please obey all signs and flag people. Updated on Wed Aug 10 at 6:10 am PDT. (ID# -60005)
Highway 97C Both directions Water line installation on Nicola Avenue in Merritt from Voght to Cleasby Street. 24 hour lane closure in effect 7:00 am to 7:00 pm Mon-Sat through Sep 9. Watch for grooved pavement and varying lane closures throughout the site. Obey all construction signs and watch for flaggers. Updated on Mon Aug 22 at 6:11 am PDT. (ID# -60176)
Highway 97C Both directions Construction 4 km west of Pennask Summit through November 15. 24 hour Lane closure in effect and 60 km/h speed zone in effect daily 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Note: construction has stopped for the BC Day holiday weekend and will resume Tuesday, August 2. Updated on Thu Jul 28 at 6:44 pm PDT. (ID# -59529)

Elkhart
Hwy 97C (Okanagan Connector) 25 km east of Hwy 5A/97C Jct, looking west..

Brenda Mine
Hwy 97C (Okanagan Connector) about 22km west of 97/97C Jct, looking east..

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