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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 Parks Canada is undertaking roadway rehabilitation and slope stabilization work in Glacier National Park on a 10 km section of highway from the East Boundary to Beaver Bridge, July 4 - late October, Monday - Friday from 5 a.m. - 7 p.m. Expect speed reductions to 50 km/hour, and delays up to 20 minutes. Traffic control personnel on site. Occasional full closures of up to 20 minutes required to facilitate the scaling and blasting work. Updated on Fri Jun 30 at 1:57 pm PDT. (ID# -64820)
Highway 1 Westbound Road Paving on Highway 1 Westbound on the Vedder Bridge will be in effect Friday July 21 2017 at 8:00 PM until Saturday July 22 2017 at 9:00 AM and Saturday July 22 2017 at 8:00 PM until Sunday July 23 2017 at 9:00 AM, with a width restriction of 3.8 metres on the Bridge. Updated on Tue Jul 18 11:23 am PDT. (ID# RTMC_14170)
Highway 1 Both directions Single lane alternating traffic at various locations for mowing on Highway 1 from Yale to Jackass Mountain in effect 5:00 AM to 3:00 PM daily 20/07/2017 through 23/07/2017. Updated on Wed Jul 19 7:14 am PDT. (ID# RTMC_14206)
Highway 1 Both directions Maintenance at Cassiar Tunnel will be in effect 11pm until 5am Friday July 21, 2017. Lane closures will be in effect. Updated on Thu Jul 20 4:39 am PDT. (ID# RTMC_14135)
Highway 1 Both directions Landscaping on Highway 1 in both directions at Boston Bar to Alexandra Bridge will be in effect daily from July 17, 2017 until July 20, 2017 from 5:00 AM to 2:30 PM. Single lane alternating traffic will be in effect, expect delays. Updated on Thu Jul 13 7:31 am PDT. (ID# RTMC_14144)
Highway 1 Both directions Bridge deck rehabilitation and seismic safety retrofit on Highway 1 in both directions 3 km north of Spuzzum at the Alexandria Bridge. Construction will be in effect 24 hours a day from 23/05/2017 through 31/10/2017. Traffic will be single lane alternating for the duration of the project. Updated on Fri Jul 7 3:34 pm PDT. (ID# RTMC_13538)
Highway 1 Both directions Construction 30 km east of Sicamous 7:00 am to 7:00 pm Mon-Sat through Oct 21. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Mon Jun 26 at 8:46 am PDT. (ID# -64658)
Highway 1 Both directions Limited Visibility with Fog 35 km west of Revelstoke. Updated Thu Jul 20 at 10:07 am PDT. (ID# 249722)
Highway 1 Both directions Parks Canada is installing snow nets 12 km east of West Boundary of Glacier National Park, from June 12 to August 31. Working hours are 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Mon-Sat. Expect occasional delays up to 20 minutes. Obey traffic control personnel and be prepared to stop.Updated on Mon Jun 12 at 6:31 am PDT. (ID# -64462)
Highway 1 Both directions Parks Canada is undertaking safety improvements on a 9 km section of highway in Glacier National Park between Hermit and Loop Brook Trailheads, from May 23 - October 31. Working hours 7am-7pm, Mon-Sat. Expect single lane alternating traffic, reduced speed zone and delays up to 20 minutes. Obey traffic control personnel and be prepared to stop. Updated on Tue May 23 at 10:21 am PDT. (ID# -64044)
Highway 1 Both directions Parks Canada is installing LED lights in Lens snowshed, 4 km east of Rogers Pass Summit in Glacier National Park from June 14 through October 13. Working hours 7:00 am to 5:30 pm Mon-Thurs. Expect traffic pattern change and 30km/hr. speed zone with occasional delays up to 20 minutes. Obey traffic control personnel and be prepared to stop. Updated on Wed Jun 14 at 7:39 am PDT. (ID# -64461)
Highway 1 Both directions Parks Canada is twinning 6 km of highway, from the BC/Alberta border extending 6 km westward. Working hours 6 am to 9 pm, seven days a week, from April 18 until September 23, 2017. Speed reduced to 60 km/h in work zones and 50 km/h on paved detours. Expect delays of up to 20 minutes. Be prepared to stop and obey traffic control personnel on site. Expect full closures between 3:30 to 4 p.m. daily until July 28 to accommodate rock blasting. Updated on Fri Jun 30 at 1:52 pm PDT. (ID# -63167)
Highway 1 Eastbound Road Maintenance on Highway 1 Eastbound from the Iron Worker Bridge to the Cassiar Tunnel. Road Maintenance will be in effect today until July 19, 2017 at 5:00 AM. Updated on Tue Jul 18 8:24 pm PDT. (ID# RTMC_14203)
Highway 1 Eastbound Road Work on Highway 1 Westbound and Eastboundbetween American Creek bridge & Golden Creek Bridge starting July 13 from 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM. Updated on Tue Jul 11 2:52 pm PDT. (ID# RTMC_14120)
Highway 1 Eastbound Road Maintenance on Highway 1 Eastbound at 208th St. will occur weekly on all days effective 14/07/2017 until 31/12/2017 from 12:00 AM to 11:59 PM. HOV lane closure will be in effect 24 hours a day. This is for the 208th St Township of Langley project. Updated on Fri Jul 14 1:37 pm PDT. (ID# RTMC_14168)
Highway 1 Westbound Bridge Maintenance 2 km west of Field on Highway 1 and Emerald Lake Road until further notice. Speed is reduced to 70 km/hr. Lane closure in effect. Updated on Mon Jul 17 at 4:38 pm PDT. (ID# -65211)
Highway 1 Westbound Road Work on Highway 1 Westbound from Prest Road to Number 1 Road will occur on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday effective 19/07/2017 until 21/07/2017 from 10:00 PM to 5:00 AM. Updated on Tue Jul 18 11:47 am PDT. (ID# RTMC_14197)
Highway 1 Westbound Construction from Lytton North Access to Jackass Mountain Summit (361 metres) (17.3 km), starting Tue Sep 5 at 9:00 am through Mon Sep 25 at 5:00 pm. Lane closure will be in effect. Updated on Thu Jul 13 at 9:30 am PDT. (ID# -65168)

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 Road work on Highway 3 in both directions at Alison Pass summit will be in effect from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM July 17, 2017 until July 20, 2017. Single lane alternating traffic in effect, expect delays. Updated on Tue Jul 18 6:56 pm PDT. (ID# RTMC_14201)
Highway 3 Both directions Bridge Work on Highway 3 between Upper Cambie/Similkameen Bridge and Allison Pass will occur weekly on Monday to Friday effective 09/05/2017 until 30/08/2017 from 7:00 AM to 7:30 PM. The work may include some Saturdays as required. Closures will be single lane alternating for no longer than 5 minutes as needed. Updated on Tue Jun 6 7:44 am PDT. (ID# RTMC_13556)
Highway 3 Both directions Bridge Maintenance 12.2 km west of Rock Creek 7:30 am to 2:30 pm daily through Jul 21. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Thu Jul 20 at 6:40 am PDT. (ID# -65248)
Highway 3 Both directions Construction 18 km west of Cranbrook for Swansea Bridge starting Wed May 17 at 7:00 am through Thu Nov 30 at 5:00 pm. Please obey all traffic signs and speed zones. Updated on Wed May 17 at 6:37 am PDT. (ID# -63921)
Highway 3 Both directions Highway Widening and Paving 3 km east of Jaffray 7:00 am to 7:00 pm Mon-Sat through Aug 31. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic with possible delays up to 10 minutes. Please reduce speed to 50 km/hr during construction hours 70 km/hr during non working hours. Updated on Wed Apr 26 at 1:52 pm PDT. (ID# -63434)
Highway 3 Eastbound Road Maintenance on Highway 3 both directions from exit 177 to the bottom of Nine Mile Hill July 19 2017 to July 20 2017 from 5:30 AM to 3:30 PM. Watch out for a slow moving vehicle in the right lane. Updated on Wed Jul 19 7:01 am PDT. (ID# RTMC_14192)
Highway 3 Eastbound Patching on Highway 3 both directions at Allison Pass Summit, single lane alternating traffic will be in effect July 19 2017 until 4:00 PM. Updated on Wed Jul 19 7:15 am PDT. (ID# RTMC_14208)
Highway 3 Eastbound Mountain Madness Trail running event occurring on and around Highway 3 Eastbound 24 hours a day from Cathedral Park to Skagit Valley Provincial Park from 10:00 AM August 11, 2017 until August 13, 2017 at 10:00 AM. Expect to see athletes along highway shoulders wearing high visibility vests. Updated on Mon Jul 17 5:50 pm PDT. (ID# RTMC_14189)

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 at Box Canyon Chainup Area/Great Bear Snowshed, 40 km north of Hope, 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Mon to Fri until further notice. Traffic pattern change. Single lane traffic, 10 minute delays expected. Construction speed zone in effect, obey all signs, watch for narrow shoulders. Updated on Wed Jun 14 at 5:50 pm PDT. (ID# -64114)
Highway 5 Both directions Bridge Construction (Dry Gulch Bridge) 63 km south of Merritt 24 hours a day until further notice. Traffic pattern changed. Be advised narrow lanes in effect. Southbound lane restriction of 4.1m. Wide loads greater than 4.1m pullover at old toll booth and call Kingston site at 604-880-9663 for instruction. No access will be granted from Fridays at 10:00am to Sundays at 10:00am for wide loads greater than 4.1m wide. Expect delays, obey construction speed zone. Updated on Wed Jun 28 at 5:26 pm PDT. (ID# -64794)
Highway 5 Northbound Construction 15 km north of Merritt 7:00 am to 4:00 pm daily until further notice. Lane closure in effect. Updated on Sat May 27 at 7:23 pm PDT. (ID# -64145)
Highway 5 Northbound Maintenance 7 km south of Exit 336, Junction with Highway 97D, to Logan Lake 7:00 am to 4:00 pm daily until further notice. Lane closure in effect. Updated on Wed May 17 at 4:31 pm PDT. (ID# -63958)

Events for Highway 97C

Highway 97C Both directions ***ON HOLD UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE*** Electrical Maintenance 800 m east of Mesa Vista Drive - Ashcroft 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Mon-Fri through Jul 31. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Expect minor delays to 5 minutes. Updated on Tue Jul 11 at 1:15 pm PDT. (ID# -65054)

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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