Wednesday, April 23rd11.8°C

Coquihalla reopened

6:30 PM UPDATE: 

The Coquihalla has reopened this evening after several accidents shut down the highway. 

Both directions have single lanes open, with several lane closures along the highway still being enforced. 

Heavy traffic volume is anticipated so leave extra time and take it slow. 

DriveBC alert: Highway 5 northbound

Closed 4 km. north of Exit 202, Portia Interchange because of Vehicle Incident. No local detour. Opening time currently not available, Assessment in Progress. 

Updates will be posted here as they become available.


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