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Posted: February 14, 2020

Friday Highways Report for the East Kootenay

Friday Highways Report for the East Kootenay is a snapshot to give the travelling public a glimpse of what they may be heading into or out of this weekend, with information and images taken from DriveBC.

You will love to know that on this Valentine’s Day, Friday, Feb. 14, highways in the region are all about winter driving conditions, meaning expect anything due to fluctuating elevations along the highways and the time of day.

Highway 43

Sparwood to Elkford

Winter driving conditions.

Highway 3

Sparwood to B.C. and Alberta Border

Winter driving conditions. (Above image: Highway 3 east of Sparwood.)

Sparwood to Fernie

Winter driving conditions.

Fernie to Elko

Winter driving conditions.

Lizard Creek Bridge work (three km west of Fernie) is in winter shutdown – temporary detour in effect seven days a week with no expected delays. (Above image: Highway 3 at Morrissey, west of Fernie.)

Highway 3/93

Elko to Cranbrook

Winter driving conditions. (Above image: Highway 3 at Elko, looking east.)

Highway 3/95

Curzon Junction to Cranbrook

Winter driving conditions. (Above image: Highway 3/95 in Cranbrook.)

Highway 93/95

Fort Steele to Canal Flats

Winter driving conditions. (Above image: Highway 93/95 at Canal Flats.)

Canal Flats to Radium Hot Springs

Winter driving conditions. (Above image: Highway 93 and 95 junction in Radium Hot Springs.)

Highway 95A

Cranbrook to Kimberley

Winter driving conditions. (Above image: Highway 95A in Kimberley.)

Kimberley to Wasa Junction

Winter driving conditions.

Highway 93

Radium Hot Springs to Alberta Border

Winter driving conditions.

Construction work at West Boundary of Kootenay National Park (one km north of Radium Hot Springs). Culvert liner installation near Radium Hot Pools. Expect speed reductions to 50 km/h in work zone. No work on long weekends or holidays.

Montana border to Highway 3 

Winter driving conditions

Highway 95

Radium Hot Springs to Golden

Winter driving conditions (Above image: Highway 95 at Brisco.)

Curzon Junction to Kingsgate

Winter driving conditions and some black ice reported. (Above image: Highway 3/95 junction at Curzon/Yahk.)

Kootenay Pass (above)

PLEASE NOTE: Information contained in this report is taken from DriveBC and over the period of the day may become obsolete. Please consult DriveBC for the most up-to-date information. Or check e-KNOW’s home page to see regional highway cameras.

Lead image: Elkford/Highway 43 earlier this afternoon. Images from DriveBC

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