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1,244 m or 4,081 ft) is a highway summit along the Coquihalla Highway in British Columbia, Canada.

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0000033657 00000 n Drive BC has issued a travel advisory for Merritt, West Kamloops, and West Kelowna due to limited visibility due to snow.

Drive BC said several commercial trucks spun out in the slippery conditions. Title: Coquihalla Composite Map Author: Mike Created Date: 0000036878 00000 n The agency is forecasting snowfall amounts of about five to 15 centimetres. Interior. 0000033062 00000 n Drive BC says there were spun out commercial vehicles about seven kilometres north of Merritt to six kilometres north of Hope. 0000041892 00000 n

Widespread snow is expected from the Chilcotin and 100 Mile House area to the Fraser Canyon and eastward to the Kootenays and parts of the Columbias, according to the special weather statement. 0000030149 00000 n The Coquihalla Highway ~ A Most Dangerous Road Trip - YouTube B.C. cities, municipalities and private roads (such as ski hills) may have their own bylaws or rules around the use of winter tires, chains or traction devices that may differ from provincial highway regulations. 0000054623 00000 n ��;&40�50Qh�g`���h�T⋍���;��P������H3�@� �)6 endstream endobj 84 0 obj 178 endobj 8 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Resources 9 0 R /Contents [ 12 0 R 18 0 R 22 0 R 26 0 R 67 0 R 69 0 R 73 0 R 75 0 R ] /Rotate -90 /MediaBox [ 0 0 612 792 ] /CropBox [ 0 0 612 792 ] >> endobj 9 0 obj << /ProcSet [ /PDF /Text ] /Font << /F1 16 0 R /F2 13 0 R /F3 19 0 R /F4 23 0 R /F5 36 0 R /F6 35 0 R /F7 71 0 R /T1 50 0 R >> /ExtGState << /GS1 81 0 R /GS2 82 0 R >> /ColorSpace << /Cs6 10 0 R >> >> endobj 10 0 obj [ /ICCBased 76 0 R ] endobj 11 0 obj 6150 endobj 12 0 obj << /Filter /FlateDecode /Length 11 0 R >> stream 0000002509 00000 n

Hwy 5 is closed in both directions due to a multi-vehicle incident. 0000065612 00000 n The District of Hope website offers local news and information for residents, businesses, and visitors.

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You can find detailed informations about: wind speed, wind direction, pressure, temperature, humidity and visibility at Coquihalla. 1244 m.) is a highway summit along the Coquihalla Highway in British Columbia, Canada. DriveBC advises that the scene has been cleared at Larson Hill, where several semis had spun out in snowy conditions early this morning.

There was a crash Friday morning in snowy conditions. 0000032712 00000 n paramedics almost zero, Advocate says second COVID-19 wave has inmates locked down in ‘atrocious’ conditions, OPINION: Pressures on mental health rise with increasing COVID-19 case counts, B.C. Why Some Routes do not Require Winter Tires. According to Merritt RCMP, four or five transport trucks that didn't chain up became stranded, and blocked the road. An interactive map of the Coquihalla Highway. 0000002013 00000 n It’s part of the Highway 5 and is around 200km long. DriveBC is reporting multiple spun-out commercial vehicles at Larson Hill on the Coquihalla Highway.

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thacker kawkawa lake road bridge o t h e l … 0000009712 00000 n DriveBC reports the incident in the southbound lanes at Larson Hill, 31 kilometres north of the Coquihalla summit. 0000036083 00000 n 0000009021 00000 n The advisory affects both the Coquihalla and Okanagan Connector highways. Drive BC says there were spun out commercial vehicles about seven kilometres north of Merritt to six kilometres north of Hope.

0000031909 00000 n Click on the numbers for more information about the history and geography of this mountainous highway. For a map of the side roads, contact the BC Forest Service for a map of the Merritt Forest District: 1-800-665-1511. Postmedia is committed to maintaining a lively but civil forum for discussion and encourage all readers to share their views on our articles. H�b``�e``�����(�ǀ p@i ��b1^�FJ$��h0�p�c`��H�;�AWN����@Oa��&c����%��+�����d��庐�D;���@��7s�c��F� For all major events and updates visit DriveBC.ca.

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A multi-vehicle collision is affecting travel on the Coquihalla Highway this morning. Sign up to receive daily headline news from the Vancouver Sun, a division of Postmedia Network Inc. 0000039517 00000 n 0000033921 00000 n

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Precipitation combined with an Arctic air mass that is expected to land on the B.C. Details: https://t.co/P6nBiPKCTQ#BCStorm @DriveBC #BCHwy3 #BCHwy5 #BCHwy97C pic.twitter.com/lRNtZwHBA7. At 12:11 p.m., DriveBC announced Highway 5 is now open in both directions after a vehicle incident this morning.

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No one was injured. 0000049206 00000 n

Conditions at the Coquihalla summit as of 7 a.m. A little bit of organization goes a long way. 0000041057 00000 n

0000016666 00000 n 0000002282 00000 n 0000031723 00000 n 0000038988 00000 n Please try again. From the “Canadian Geographic” website. A travel advisory is in effect between Exit 290: Merritt and West Kamloops for 64 kilometers. The latter, the Coquihalla Highway, is a route to Merritt and Kamloops. Dolly Parton lines up Christmas TV special, Super cute puppy hilariously follows song’s command. Snow may become mixed with rain over southern and eastern sections of the province. Check flight prices and hotel availability for your visit. DriveBC reports the incident in the southbound lanes at Larson Hill, 31 kilometres north of the Coquihalla summit. There were 32 fatal crashes between 2004 and 2013 (according to ICBC). DriveBC reports the Coquihalla Highway is now closed at Larson Hill. It also reports the road has been cleared on the Okanagan Connector, between West Kelowna and Merritt. Snow has caused limited visibility on the highway. 0000055476 00000 n Learn how to create your own. @newspaperphilLike us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. 0000034547 00000 n TUNNELS ROAD C O Q U I H A L L A R I V E R TUNNEL #1 TUNNEL #2 TUNNEL#3 & #4 TUNNEL #5 GATE ... Coquihalla Canyon PROVINCIAL PARK See Inset of Tunnel detail LEGEND Parking Information Picnic Area Toilets Garbage Trail Park Boundary Road - Paved Road - Loose Surface Freeway Scale 0 0.5 1km. This website uses cookies to personalize your content (including ads), and allows us to analyze our traffic. Premier Listings for the Coquihalla Highway The Coquihalla Highway (Highway 5) travels from Hope north to Kamloops via Merritt. Motorists are advised to drive with caution on Highway 5 in both directions between Exit 290 Merritt and West Kamloops for 64.1 kilometres, from 7 km north of Merritt to Kamloops. District of Hope. 0000023944 00000 n Webcams show snow is still falling on both routes, however. 0000035178 00000 n On Friday afternoon, the Kelowna RCMP issued a news release saying that Highway 33 near Idabel Lake has been shut down due to weather. It is October 23rd, 2020... #BCStorm pic.twitter.com/nQfJbuDmWL. Coquihalla Highway is an extreme freeway located in southern British Columbia, Canada. The crash was in the … 0000074354 00000 n Meantime, social media users were posting posting photos early Friday morning showing snow in the Okanagan, Princeton, West Vancouver and at Cypress Mountain. Still not sticking on sidewalks, roads, etc, but that'll change when the snow picks up later this morning. Mountain passes will get the heaviest snow with 10-20 cm possible before tapering this evening. 0000060614 00000 n 0000002732 00000 n

0000024352 00000 n A variety of gravel roads lead off into the bush on both the Hope and the Merritt sides of the Coquihalla Pass. BC HighwayCams - Highway 5 (Coquihalla) ... All weather stations (current weather) for this region (map) Walloper Hwy 5, about 30 km south of Kamloops, looking north. 0000038081 00000 n By continuing to use our site, you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.