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Posted: March 5, 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.

DriveBC reports winter driving conditions throughout the East Kootenay this Friday, March 5. However, a look at highway cameras around the region show the highways to be currently bare and dry. However, conditions can change rapidly.

Highway 43

Sparwood to Elkford

Winter driving conditions.

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.

Fernie to Elko

Winter driving conditions.

Highway 3 at Morrissey, west of Fernie


Highway 3/93

Elko to Cranbrook

Winter driving conditions.

Junction of Highway 3 and 93 at Elko


Highway 3/95

Curzon Junction to Cranbrook

Winter driving conditions.

Highway 3/95 at Irishman Creek


Highway 93/95

Fort Steele to Canal Flats

Winter driving conditions.

Highway 93/95 at Canal Flats


Canal Flats to Radium Hot Springs

Frost heaves between Canal Flats and Radium Hot Springs. Road maintenance work between Fairmont Creek Road and Fairmont Resort Road (Fairmont Hot Springs until Friday, March 5 at 6 p.m. Single lane alternating traffic.

The junction of Highway 93 and 95 at Radium Hot Springs. One of three camera angles now offered by DriveBC.


Highway 95A

Cranbrook to Kimberley

Winter driving conditions.



Kimberley to Wasa Junction

Winter driving conditions.



Highway 93

Radium Hot Springs to Alberta Border

Watch for slippery sections. Compact snow.

Montana border to Highway 3 

Winter driving conditions.


Highway 95

Radium Hot Springs to Golden

No conditions reported by DriveBC.

Highway 95 at Brisco


Curzon Junction to Kingsgate

Winter driving conditions.

Junction of Highway 3 and 95 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 95A and Highway 93/95 junction at Wasa / Ta Ta Creek. Images from DriveBC


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