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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 Highway 1, in both directions. Construction work between Exit 90: McCallum Rd and Gibson Rd Uturn for 35.9 km (Abbotsford to Chilliwack). Fraser Valley Variable Speed Limit System construction July 30, 2018 until May 31, 2019. In effect nightly from 8pm-5am, no work will be conducted on long weekends. The speed limit in the construction zone is 70 km/hr. Please drive with care and watch for roadside workers. Last updated Mon Feb 18 at 2:23 PM PST. (DBC-1166)
Highway 1 Northbound Highway 1, northbound. Road construction work at Saanich Road in Saanich. The Saanich Road right turn exit lane is closed permanently to allow for intersection modifications. Expect the right turning movement to be restricted until further notice. Traffic will be re-routed. Last updated Thu Oct 18 at 9:11 AM PDT. (DBC-2043)
Highway 1 Both Directions Highway 1 (on Vancouver Island), in both directions. Road construction work at Exit 6: McKenzie Ave (Saanich). Construction at McKenzie Avenue from 900 metres north and 800 metres south of McKenzie. Possible delays between 8:00 pm to 5:30 am nightly until further notice. 60 km/hr construction speed zone in effect 24/7. Expect delays on McKenzie Avenue at Hwy 1 from April 2 to April 16 for milling and paving from 8:00 pm to 5:30 am. Last updated Tue Apr 2 at 2:18 PM PDT. (DBC-2630)
Highway 1 Both Directions Highway 1, in both directions. Construction work between Rodeo Dr and Greenstone Rd for 3.5 km (7 to 11 km west of Kamloops). Until Tue Apr 30. From 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM PDT daily. Bridge Replacement on Greenstone Road and Rodeo Drive effecting local traffic. May cause short delay to traffic on HWY 1. Last updated Sun Apr 7 at 6:51 AM PDT. (DBC-4633)
Highway 1 Highway 1. Construction work between Glacier Park East Boundary and Wiseman Rd for 4.6 km (12 to 16 km east of East Boundary of Glacier National Park). Until Fri May 31 at 5:00 AM MDT. From 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM MDT daily. Expect minor delays. Last updated Thu Apr 11 at 1:14 PM MDT. (DBC-5914)
Highway 1 Highway 1. Utility work planned between Emory Creek Rd and Emory Creek Campground for 1.9 km (4 to 6 km west of Yale). Starting Wed Apr 24 at 9:00 AM PDT until Wed Apr 24 at 4:00 PM PDT. Last updated Mon Mar 18 at 4:47 PM PDT. (DBC-6295)
Highway 1 Both Directions Highway 1, in both directions. Rock scaling at Yoho National Park 20 km west of Field. Until Fri Oct 25. From 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM MDT on weekdays and Saturday. 24/7 work zone. A larger blast requiring an extended closure may occur with possible delays up to 90 mins. Other times 30 min delays. Reduced speed zones. Be prepared to stop. Watch for truck traffic and obey all signs and traffic control personnel. No stops on long weekends. Last updated Fri Apr 12 at 10:35 AM MDT. (DBC-6641)
Highway 1 Highway 1. Rock slope stabilization at Kanaka Station Rd (4 km east of Jackass Mountain Summit). Until Mon Jun 17. From 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM PDT daily. Single lane alternating traffic. Expect delays. Last updated Thu Mar 28 at 4:41 PM PDT. (DBC-6656)
Highway 1 Both Directions Highway 1, in both directions. Road sweeping between Avoca Rd W and Bowolin Rd for 1.2 km (25 to 26 km east of Sicamous). Lane Closure. Last updated Wed Apr 10 at 6:37 AM PDT. (DBC-6991)
Highway 1 Highway 1. Utility work between Shuswap Ave and Coburn St (Chase). Until Tue Apr 30 at 3:00 PM PDT. Last updated Wed Apr 10 at 8:52 AM PDT. (DBC-7011)
Highway 1 Highway 1. Road construction work between Donald Rd and Forde Station Rd for 5.0 km (23 to 18 km west of Golden). Until Sun Jun 30. From 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM MDT on weekdays and Saturday. Expect minor delays. Last updated Thu Apr 11 at 1:06 PM MDT. (DBC-7076)
Highway 1 Southbound Highway 1 (on Vancouver Island), southbound. Utility work between Needham St and Highview Terr for 0.2 km (Nanaimo). Until Mon Apr 29 at 5:00 PM PDT. Utility upgrade running from Woodhouse Street to Howard Avenue and Seventh Street. Motorists to obey traffic control signage and personnel. Last updated Thu Apr 11 at 1:46 PM PDT. (DBC-7085)
Highway 1 Southbound Highway 1 (on Vancouver Island), southbound. Construction work between Mt Benson St and Wentworth St for 0.9 km (Nanaimo). Until Wed May 1 at 5:00 AM PDT. Installation of Telus Fibreoptic cable, Motorists to obey traffic control signage and personnel. Last updated Fri Apr 12 at 8:58 AM PDT. (DBC-7086)
Highway 1 Both Directions Highway 1 (on Vancouver Island), in both directions. Bridge maintenance between Old Island Hwy and Finlayson Arm Rd for 10.3 km (Goldstream Provincial Park to View Royal). Until Fri Apr 26 at 3:00 PM PDT. From 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM PDT on weekdays. Lane Closure. Watch for traffic control. Last updated Fri Apr 12 at 7:31 AM PDT. (DBC-7096)
Highway 1 Highway 1. Rock scaling at 10km east of Field. Until Fri May 31 at 1:00 PM MDT. 24/7 work zone. From 9am-1pm MDT on weekdays and Saturday a larger blast requiring an extended closure may occur with possible delays up to 90 mins. Other times 30 min delay. Reduced speed zone. Be prepared to stop. Watch for truck traffic and obey traffic control & signs. No stops on long weekends. Last updated Fri Apr 12 at 10:40 AM MDT. (DBC-7107)
Highway 1 Southbound Highway 1 (on Vancouver Island), southbound. Construction work between Maki Rd and Cedar Rd for 0.6 km (Nanaimo). Until Wed May 1 at 5:00 AM PDT. Fibreoptic installation along Trans Canada Highway SB between Lawlor Road and Cranberry Avenue. Motorists to obey traffic control signage and personnel. Last updated Fri Apr 12 at 9:53 AM PDT. (DBC-7109)
Highway 1 Highway 1. Maintenance planned between Ford Rd and James Rd (2 km west of Tappen). Starting Sat May 11 at 7:00 AM PDT until Sat May 11 at 4:00 PM PDT. Last updated Fri Apr 12 at 11:03 AM PDT. (DBC-7114)
Highway 1 Eastbound Highway 1, eastbound. Utility work between Cottonwood Rd and Pfenniger Rd (23 km west of Jackass Mountain Summit). Until Thu Apr 25. From 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM PDT on weekdays. Lane Closure. Watch for traffic control. Last updated Fri Apr 12 at 1:27 PM PDT. (DBC-7116)
Highway 1 Northbound Highway 1 (on Vancouver Island), northbound. Night time construction work planned between Saanich Rd and Culduthel Rd (Saanich). Starting Tue Apr 23 at 9:00 PM PDT until Fri Apr 26 at 6:00 AM PDT. From 9:00 PM to 6:00 AM PDT on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Lane Closure. Last updated Mon Apr 15 at 8:21 AM PDT. (DBC-7165)
Highway 1 Highway 1. Tree pruning between 70 Ave NE and Canoe Beach Dr NE (Salmon Arm). Until Fri Apr 19 at 7:00 PM PDT. Last updated Mon Apr 15 at 10:31 AM PDT. (DBC-7176)
Highway 1 Highway 1. Utility work at Notch Hill Rd (18 km west of Tappen). Until Mon Apr 29 at 4:30 PM PDT. Last updated Mon Apr 15 at 10:33 AM PDT. (DBC-7177)
Highway 1 Highway 1. Electrical maintenance planned between Cherry Rd and Deer Dr (12 km west of Kamloops). Starting Tue Apr 23 at 12:00 PM PDT until Thu Apr 25 at 4:00 PM PDT. Powerline work starting on April 23 2019 @ 12:00pm. Last updated Mon Apr 15 at 11:50 AM PDT. (DBC-7179)
Highway 1 Both Directions [Truncated] Highway 1, in both directions. Road construction work at Exit 21: Mountain Hwy (North Vancouver - District). Until Sun May 5. Hwy1 at Keith Rd / Mt Seymour Pkwy & Lynn Creek improvement project. Lane closures 11pm-5am, including on-ramps & off-ramps. Apr 14-17, 23-27 28-May 4 as required. Hwy 1 WB Exit 22A closed;alt. Routes in effect. No lane closure Apr 18-22 holiday weekend. Hwy 1 closure Apr 27-May 1 at Mountain Hwy 11pm-5am. Detours in effect. Last updated Thu Apr 18 at 9:57 PM
Highway 1 Northbound Highway 1 (on Vancouver Island), northbound. Road sweeping planned between Mt Sicker Rd and Haliburton St for 35.0 km (2 km south of Chemainus to Nanaimo). Starting Mon Apr 22 at 8:00 PM PDT until Thu Apr 25 at 6:00 AM PDT. From 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM PDT on weekdays. Lane Closure. Watch for traffic control personnel. Last updated Thu Apr 18 at 7:36 AM PDT. (DBC-7289)
Highway 1 Both Directions Highway 1, in both directions. Heavy rain between Cornwall Rd and Old Cariboo Rd for 9.6 km (1 km east of Ashcroft to Cache Creek). Potential for debris flows. No stopping during rainfall between Cornwall Rd. & Old Cariboo Rd. Plan for Highway closure in event of heavy rain. Last updated Fri Apr 19 at 3:58 AM PDT. (DBC-7334)
Highway 1 Both Directions Highway 1, in both directions. Heavy rain between Back Valley Rd and Juniper Beach Prov Park Access Rd for 16.8 km (Cache Creek to 17 km east of Cache Creek). Potential for debris flows. No stopping during rainfall between Cornwall Rd & Empter Frontage Rd. Plan for highway closure in event of heavy rain. Last updated Fri Apr 19 at 8:43 AM PDT. (DBC-7339)
Highway 1 Highway 1 (on Vancouver Island). Fog patches between Somenos Rd and Departure Bay Ferry Terminal for 42.0 km (2 km south of Chemainus to Nanaimo). Last updated Fri Apr 19 at 4:51 AM PDT. (DBCRCON-32139)
Highway 1 Highway 1. Water pooling between Canoe Beach Dr NE and Avoca Rd W for 38.2 km (Sicamous). Last updated Fri Apr 19 at 1:59 AM PDT. (DBCRCON-32140)

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 Highway 3, in both directions. Road maintenance work between Highway 1 and Exit 177: Highway 5 for 3.8 km (Hope). Until Fri May 31, 2019. From 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM PST daily. Fraser Valley Variable Speed Limit System construction. No work on long weekends; please watch for roadside workers. Last updated Tue Dec 25 at 7:59 PM PST. (DBC-1177)
Highway 3 Highway 3. Bridge construction between Paulson Detour Rd and Paulson Detour Rd (15 km east of Christina Lake). Until Fri Nov 15. From 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM PDT daily. Expect minor delays. Last updated Wed Apr 10 at 11:45 AM PDT. (DBC-6980)
Highway 3 Both Directions Highway 3, in both directions. Paving operations between Culbertson Way and Keremeos for 65.9 km (Princeton to Keremeos). Until Tue Apr 30 at 7:00 PM PDT. From 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM PDT on weekdays. Single lane alternating traffic. Watch for traffic control. Delays up to 20 minutes for paving. Over width loads must call Ryan Hanson (250-719-7237) in advance of route access approval. Last updated Tue Apr 16 at 9:09 AM PDT. (DBC-7120)
Highway 3 Westbound Highway 3, westbound. Tree pruning between Second Avalanche Gate and Sunshine Valley for 7.2 km (25 to 17 km east of Hope). Until Fri May 10. From 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM PDT on weekdays. Shoulder closed. Last updated Mon Apr 15 at 11:56 AM PDT. (DBC-7181)
Highway 3 Highway 3. Water pooling between Motel Ave and West Avalanche Gate for 14.1 km (Salmo). Last updated Fri Apr 19 at 11:54 AM PDT. (DBCRCON-32147)
Highway 3 Highway 3. Watch for slippery sections between Tailings Rd and Cook St for 68.9 km (14 km east of Salmo to Creston). Last updated Tue Apr 16 at 5:12 AM PDT. (DBCRCON-32148)

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 Highway 97C

Highway 97C Highway 97C. Heavy rain at Cornwall Rd (Ashcroft). Potential for debris flows. No stopping during rainfall between Cornwall Rd & Empter Frontage Rd. Plan for highway closure in event of heavy rain. Last updated Fri Apr 19 at 4:20 AM PDT. (DBC-7338)

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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