More problems on the Coquihalla
An accident closed Highway 5, south of Merritt, from 11 p.m. Thursday to 4 a.m. Friday. It is now open to single lane traffic, but expect minor delays.
DriveBC has released this advisory:
Travellers are advised the Coquihalla Highway may be closed on short notice between Hope and Merritt for avalanche control.
To safeguard highway users helicopter avalanche control has been tentatively scheduled for Sat. Feb 15th. As much notice as possible will be given for travellers, however the timing and duration of the control is weather dependent.
Please check DriveBC for updates and plan accordingly.
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