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Posted: February 21, 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. At the time of publication (noon on Feb. 21), all highways in the region are bathed in sunshine thanks to a glorious winter day. DriveBC reports winter driving conditions on all highways, meaning be prepared for any kind of conditions as the day progresses.

Highway 43

Sparwood to Elkford

Winter driving conditions. (Above image: Highway 43 at Line Creek.)

Highway 3

Sparwood to B.C. and Alberta Border

Winter driving conditions. (Above image: Highway 3 near the Alberta border, east of Sparwood.)

Sparwood to Fernie

Winter driving conditions.

Fernie to Elko

Winter driving conditions. (Above image: Highway 3 at Morrissey, west of Fernie.)

Bridge construction at Lizard Creek Bridge (three km west of Fernie) is in Winter Shutdown – Temporary detour in effect seven days a week with no expected delays. Slow down and obey all traffic signs.

Highway 3/93

Elko to Cranbrook

Winter driving conditions. (Above image: Highway 3/93 at Elko, running west.)

Highway 3/95

Curzon Junction to Cranbrook

Winter driving conditions. (Above image: Highway 3/95 at Irishman Creek.)

Highway 93/95

Fort Steele to Canal Flats

Winter driving conditions.

Canal Flats to Radium Hot Springs

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

Highway 95A

Cranbrook to Kimberley

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

Kimberley to Wasa Junction

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

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; 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily through March 31. Expect speed reductions to 50 km/h in work zone. No work on long weekends or statutory 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. (Above image: Highway 3/95 Curzon Junction at Yahk.)

Kootenay Pass/Highway 3 (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: Highway 93/95 at Canal Flats, earlier this morning (Feb. 21). Images from DriveBC

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