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Posted: February 19, 2021

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.

It’s a dog’s breakfast of conditions on regional highways Friday, Feb. 19 – from dry to wet to slippery.

Highway 43

Sparwood to Elkford

Winter driving conditions. Compact ice.

Highway 43 at Line Creek

 

Highway 3

Sparwood to B.C. and Alberta Border

Winter driving conditions.

Highway 3 east of Sparwood

 

Sparwood to Fernie

Winter driving conditions.

Highway 3 at Hosmer

 

Fernie to Elko

Winter driving conditions. Watch for slippery sections. Compact snow. Snowing.

 

Highway 3/93

Elko to Cranbrook

Winter driving conditions. Watch for slippery sections.

Cranbrook

 

Highway 3/95

Curzon Junction to Cranbrook

Winter driving conditions. Compact snow.

Utility work between Moyie Swansea Bridge and Lumberton Road for 4.5 km (13 km east of Moyie to 11 km west of Cranbrook. Lane closure. Speed reduced to 60 km/h in work zone.

Highway 3/95 near Moyie

 

Highway 93/95

Fort Steele to Canal Flats

Winter driving conditions. Watch for slippery sections.

Highway 93/95 at Canal Flats

 

Canal Flats to Radium Hot Springs

Winter driving conditions. Frost heaves.

Radium Hot Springs

 

Highway 95A

Cranbrook to Kimberley

Winter driving conditions. Watch for slippery sections.

Highway 95A in Kimberley

 

 

Kimberley to Wasa Junction

Winter driving conditions. Watch for slippery sections.

Wasa Junction

 

Highway 93

Radium Hot Springs to Alberta Border

Winter driving conditions. Watch for slippery sections. Black ice.

Montana border to Highway 3 

Winter driving conditions. Watch for slippery sections. Compact snow.

Highway 3 and 93 junction at Elko

 

Highway 95

Radium Hot Springs to Golden

No report available from DriveBC. See lead image.

 

Curzon Junction to Kingsgate

Winter driving conditions.

 

Highway 3 and 95 Curzon Junction at Yahk

 

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.

e-KNOW does not encourage travel between towns or regions during this second wave of COVID-19, as per B.C. Provincial Health Officer’s orders.

Lead image: Highway 95 at Brisco. Images from DriveBC

e-KNOW


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