BC Service Interruptions + Updates

By December 9, 2021 No Comments

Updates as of 5:30AM Pacific Thursday, December 9th, 2021

Highway 1 – Trans Canada Highway

  • Surrey to Hope, BC – OPEN
  • Lytton to Spences Bridge, BC – Closed due to flooding and multiple sections of road wiped away – No ETA of opening

Highway 3 (Crowsnest)

  • Hope to Princeton, BC – OPEN – No stopping in Merritt or Princeton for vehicles over 14,500 kg. No services available.
    • Note this highway had a major shut down during the afternoon hours of Wednesday, December 8th, 2021 which caused significant delays.

Highway 5 (Coquihalla)

  • Hope to Merritt, BC – Closed due to mudslide – No ETA of opening – No detour available

Highway 5A (Princeton to Merritt)

  • OPEN – watch for slippery sections between Princeton, BC and Gulliford Lake Rest Area (37.5km)
    • Yesterday, December 8th, 2021 this highway had a complete closure due to a multi-vehicle incident that blocked both directions.  This caused significant delays yesterday afternoon and evening.