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Coquihalla opens north of Merritt

7:40 p.m. update:

Highway 5 Northbound
Road reopened 15 km north of Merritt.


7 p.m. update: 

Highway 5 Northbound

Closed 15 km. north of Merritt because of vehicle incident. No estimated time of opening, assessment in progress.

Detour is available via Highway 5A.

Next update at 7:30pm. 


5:50 p.m. update: Highway 5 Northbound

The vehicle incident and heavy traffic congestion from Great Bear Snowshed to Exit 217, Zopkios (3.2 km) is all clear. 

 


2:10 p.m. story: Highway 5 is closed northbound from the Great Bear Snowshed to Exit 217, Zopkios, because of a vehicle incident. There is no detour available.

Estimated time of opening is currently not available, an assessment is in progress.

For those traveling along Highway 97 headed north, there is an advisory in effect due to heavy snowfall at Williams Lake.

Travellers are advised to use extreme caution when driving.

Check DriveBC for updates.



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