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Central Southern BC Road Conditions

 

Below are the current road condition alerts on provincially maintained highways in Southern British Columbia that covers the border crossings in the eastern part of Washington State. This includes the West Kootenay and Okanagan Shuswap  Regions of British Columbia. We have a separate page showing traffic alerts for eastern Washington State.

This real-time list is provided by the Province of British Columbia and shows road conditions, traffic incidents, events, and major construction that impact the provincial roadways. This list can be very long when weather conditions are bad.

West Kootenay Region – Road Conditions
Highway 3 Both directions Electrical Maintenance at Christina Lake; Fife Road to East Lake Drive; 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Mon-Fri; May 10 through Jun 23; single lane alternating traffic; reduce speed; watch for traffic control. Updated on Wed May 10 at 6:46 am PDT. (ID# -63713)
Highway 3 Westbound Wash Out 2 km east of Paulson Bridge. Lane closure in effect. Updated on Mon May 22 at 2:14 pm PDT. (ID# 249347)
Highway 3A between Castlegar and Creston Both directions Construction 18kms west of Nelson at South Slocan starting Tuesday May 23rd until September 30th. Expect minor delays. Hours of operations 0700-1700 Monday thru Saturday. Updated on Fri May 19 at 6:38 pm PDT. (ID# -64009)
Highway 3A between Castlegar and Creston Both directions Construction 10 kms west of Nelson at the Beasley Bluffs starting at noon on Tuesday May 23rd until May 27th. Expect Single Lane Alternating Traffic with minor delays for clearing and grubbing operations. Hours of operations 0700-1700 Monday thru Saturday. Updated on Fri May 19 at 6:35 pm PDT. (ID# -64008)
Highway 6NS Both directions Paving 23 km south of Junction with Highway 23, in Nakusp 7:00 am to 7:00 pm daily through Jun 17. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Fri May 12 at 10:15 am PDT. (ID# -63820)

Okanagan Shuswap Region – Road Conditions
Highway 97A Both directions Mud Slide from Grindrod to Sicamous (27.2 km). The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Mon May 22 at 2:40 pm PDT. (ID# 249307)
Highway 1 Both directions Sweeping 10 km east of Chase to 15 km east of Chase (5 km), 3:00 am to 3:00 pm on Tue May 23. The road will be reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Mon May 22 at 11:25 am PDT. (ID# -64015)
Highway 1 Both directions Construction 30 km east of Sicamous at Perry River Bridge 7:00 am to 7:00 pm Mon-Sat through Jun 17. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Tue May 16 at 2:09 pm PDT. (ID# -63920)
Highway 1 Eastbound Maintenance 5 km west of Sorrento 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Mon-Thu starting May 24 through May 25. The road will be reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Wed May 17 at 11:39 am PDT. (ID# -63946)
Highway 6EW Both directions Electrical Maintenance at Vernon between 25th Avenue and 27th Street 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Mon-Fri through May 29. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Mon May 15 at 8:14 am PDT. (ID# -63831)
Highway 6EW Both directions Electrical Maintenance 2 km east of Vernon from Pottery Road to 15th Street 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Mon-Fri starting Jun 5 through Jun 9. Lane closure will be in effect. Updated on Fri May 19 at 4:20 pm PDT. (ID# -64006)
Highway 6EW Both directions Construction 10 km east of Vernon 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Mon-Fri starting May 24 through May 31. The road will be reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Fri May 19 at 4:26 pm PDT. (ID# -64007)
Highway 6EW Both directions Wash Out 8 km east of Cherryville. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic from 7:00am to 7:00pm daily with 10 to 15 minutes delay.
Highway 97 Both directions Construction at Kelowna between Highway 33 and Edwards Road 9:00 pm to 6:00 am Sun - Thu until further notice. Lane closure in effect. Over width loads MUST call Carrie Lutz (604-842-3255) in advance for route access approval. Updated on Thu Aug 11 at 7:26 am PDT. (ID# -58631)
Highway 97 Both directions Construction at Vernon between 25th and 28th Avenue 7:00 pm to 7:00 am daily through May 31. Lane closure in effect. Updated on Mon May 8 at 3:31 pm PDT. (ID# -63721)
Highway 97 Northbound Maintenance at Vernon between 25th and 28th Avenue 7:00 pm to 7:00 am Mon-Fri through May 30. Lane closure in effect. Updated on Tue May 2 at 10:16 am PDT. (ID# -63581)
Highway 97A Both directions Heavy Traffic Volume 7 km north of Grindrod 2:00 am to 3:00 pm Mon-Fri through Jul 31. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Tue Apr 4 at 10:26 am PDT. (ID# -62964)
Westside Road Both directions Construction 11 km north of Junction with Highway 97 South 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Mon-Sat until further notice. The road will be reduced to single lane alternating traffic. There will be 2 hour closures Monday to Friday from 9:30AM - 11:30AM and 12:30PM - 2:30PM for rock blasting. Call the Hotline: 1-844-371-3824 for real time updates. Updated on Mon Mar 13 at 11:46 am PDT. (ID# -56583)
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