Highway 5

Environment Canada issued special statements on Saturday morning, May 7, warning about the potential for flurries on Highways 3 and 5. (DriveBC Highway Webcam)

Snow alerts in effect this weekend for Coquihalla, Highway 3: Environment Canada

Special weather statements have been issued for some of B.C.’s major highways

 

An average of three people are killed in B.C. every year during the Easter long weekend as a result of an accident on one of the province’s major highways, according to ICBC. (Photo: Andrea DeMeer)

Don’t be surprised by flurries on B.C.’s highways this Easter: Environment Canada

‘Unpredictable’ springtime weather could impact drivers starting on Friday evening

 

Photos from the transportation ministry show the Coquihalla collapse roughly halfway between Hope and Merritt. (BC Transportation)

BC Trucking Association voices concerns over dangerous conditions on Coquihalla

Multiple crashes on the Coquihalla Highway last week prompted the BCTA to file a complaint

 

DriveBC’s webcams show the current snow and rain conditions along the Coquihalla. (DriveBC)

Highways 3 and 5 closed again due to winter weather

Highway 5A will be closed briefly for avalanche control Friday afternoon

DriveBC’s webcams show the current snow and rain conditions along the Coquihalla. (DriveBC)
Highway 3 at Frontage Road on the west side of Princeton, looking south at noon on Saturday, Jan 1, 2022. (DriveBC photo)

Icy roads chill drivers’ need for speed on Highways 3 and 5

COVID-19 and winter conditions had traffic cool

Highway 3 at Frontage Road on the west side of Princeton, looking south at noon on Saturday, Jan 1, 2022. (DriveBC photo)
Highway 5A north of Princeton will be closed for two hours between noon and 2 p.m. today. (DriveBC)

Highway 5A to close north of Princeton for avalanche control at noon

The road is expected to be reopened at 2 p.m.

Highway 5A north of Princeton will be closed for two hours between noon and 2 p.m. today. (DriveBC)
Transport trucks hauling trailers travel on the Coquihalla Highway after it was reopened to commercial traffic as heavy equipment is used to rebuild the southbound lanes that were washed away by flooding last month at Othello, northeast of Hope, B.C., on Monday, December 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Coquihalla opens to commercial traffic; Hwy 3 to fully open Tuesday

Highway 99 is also open for non-essential travel

Transport trucks hauling trailers travel on the Coquihalla Highway after it was reopened to commercial traffic as heavy equipment is used to rebuild the southbound lanes that were washed away by flooding last month at Othello, northeast of Hope, B.C., on Monday, December 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Scoop for the week of Dec. 10-17. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)

The Scoop: News that made headlines this week

Josh Piercey recaps the top news items from around the Okanagan-Shuswap region

The Scoop for the week of Dec. 10-17. (Josh Piercey/Revelstoke Review)
The company behind the truck caught on dashcam passing on a double yellow on Highway 5A on Dec. 9 has had their licence suspended according to Transportation Minister Rob Fleming. (Jim Beckett - Facebook)

Company has B.C. operating licence suspended after truck caught driving dangerously on Hwy 5A

The CVSE is conducting on ongoing investigation and audit of the company

The company behind the truck caught on dashcam passing on a double yellow on Highway 5A on Dec. 9 has had their licence suspended according to Transportation Minister Rob Fleming. (Jim Beckett - Facebook)
A semi truck was caught on video passing another semi past a double solid line and a curve in the road on Highway 5A on Dec. 2. (Twitter)

Semi caught on camera driving erratically on Hwy 5A sparks RCMP probe

BC Highway Patrol called the move dangerous and unprofessional

A semi truck was caught on video passing another semi past a double solid line and a curve in the road on Highway 5A on Dec. 2. (Twitter)
(Black Press Media files)

Snowfall warning in place for Hope, Coquihalla and Hope-Princeton

Up to 15 cm expected to fall overnight on mountain passes, says Environment Canada

(Black Press Media files)
(Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
(Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)