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Coquihalla reopened southbound

Update 6 a.m. update Mar. 4: The incident is clear and the highway is open.

Tuesday road conditions:  Compact snow with slushy sections from Exit 202, Portia Interchange to Exit 256, Kingsvale (Coldwater Road) (54.8 km).

Update 8:45 p.m. Mar. 3:

Highway 5 has reopened southbound, with a single lane closure still in effect after an earlier vehicle accident. 

Check DriveBC for the most current conditions. 


Highway 5 is closed southbound because of a 'traffic incident.'

The closure is located at Coquihalla Lakes Road, there is no local detour available.

There is currently no estimated time of opening as assessment in progress. .

The next update is expected at 8:30 pm.  Check DriveBC for the most current conditions. 

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