DriveBC reports major delays on Highway 5 in both directions – Kamloops News

Major delays at Coquihalla

UPDATE: 20:20

DriveBC reports that two vehicle incidents have been cleared between Hope and Merritt.

“Please drive with caution and expect delays due to poor driving conditions,” DriveBC said in a tweet.


UPDATE: 19:25

DriveBC reports that Highway 5 is closed in both directions at Miller Road to be restored.

A detour is available on Davy Road.

Next update will be at 23.00


ORIGINAL: 19:10

Heavy snow has begun to fall over higher elevated areas, resulting in poor driving conditions on many highways.

A number of vehicles on the Coquihalla Highway have reportedly been driven out due to icy roads.

“Expect major delays in both directions between Hope Merritt due to ejected vehicles and poor driving conditions. Please drive with caution,” DriveBC said in a tweet.

Go to drivebc.ca to get the latest news on driving conditions.

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