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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 21 Both directions Tree trimming near Rykerts border crossing; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm on Monday Jan 22. Watch for crews and equipment working. Updated on Fri Jan 19 at 1:19 pm PST. (ID# -67298)
Highway 23 Both directions Slushy with Slippery Sections from Nakusp to Nacillawaet Pit (39.8 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 12:38 pm PST. (ID# 268127)
Highway 3 Both directions Compact Snow with Slushy Sections from Paulson Bridge to Junction with Highway 3B at Nancy Greene Lake (23 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 1:17 pm PST. (ID# 268138)
Highway 3 Both directions Compact Snow from Junction with Highway 22, in Castlegar to Meadows (27.4 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 1:18 pm PST. (ID# 268096)
Highway 3 Both directions Slushy Sections from Junction with Highway 3B, in Meadows to Salmo (10.4 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 9:41 am PST. (ID# 267853)
Highway 3 Both directions Slushy Sections from Salmo to Junction with Highway 6 (14.1 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 9:39 am PST. (ID# 267855)
Highway 3 Both directions Compact Snow with Slippery Sections from Junction with Highway 6 to Creston (69.8 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 12:04 pm PST. (ID# 259796)
Highway 31 Both directions Slippery Sections from Balfour to Kaslo (36.3 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 1:21 pm PST. (ID# 266307)
Highway 31 Both directions Slippery Sections from Kaslo to Meadow Creek (39.6 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 1:22 pm PST. (ID# 266309)
Highway 31 Both directions Compact Snow with Slippery Sections from Meadow Creek to Gerrard Bridge (41.3 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 1:22 pm PST. (ID# 264460)
Highway 31A Both directions Compact Snow with Slippery Sections from New Denver to Retallack (19 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 1:04 pm PST. (ID# 260644)
Highway 31A Both directions Compact Snow with Slippery Sections from Retallack to Kaslo (27 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 1:23 pm PST. (ID# 263773)
Highway 33 Both directions Slushy Sections from Junction with Highway 3, in Rock Creek to Westbridge (13.2 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 1:11 pm PST. (ID# 268137)
Highway 33 Both directions Slushy Sections from Westbridge to Beaverdell (34.7 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 1:04 pm PST. (ID# 268135)
Highway 3A between Castlegar and Creston Both directions Slushy Sections from Nelson to Balfour (31.3 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 9:25 am PST. (ID# 268030)
Highway 3A between Castlegar and Creston Both directions Slushy with Slippery Sections from Kootenay Bay Ferry Landing, in Kootenay Bay to Junction with Highway 3, in Creston (77.9 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 12:42 pm PST. (ID# 267956)
Highway 6EW Both directions Slippery Sections from Fauquier to Junction with Highway 23, in Nakusp (57.9 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 9:27 am PST. (ID# 268022)
Highway 6NS Both directions Slushy Sections from British Columbia and Washington border to Junction with Highway 3 (10.4 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 9:41 am PST. (ID# 267854)
Highway 6NS Both directions Slushy Sections from Salmo to Ymir (12 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 9:42 am PST. (ID# 267850)
Highway 6NS Both directions Compact Snow with Slippery Sections from Ymir to Nelson (26.3 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 9:25 am PST. (ID# 268029)
Highway 6NS Both directions Slippery Sections from Cape Horn to New Denver (23.7 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 1:04 pm PST. (ID# 260643)
Highway 6NS Both directions Slippery Sections from New Denver to Summit Lake (27.5 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 1:04 pm PST. (ID# 260642)
Highway 6NS Both directions Slushy with Slippery Sections from Summit Lake to Junction with Highway 23, in Nakusp (20.3 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 12:41 pm PST. (ID# 268128)

Okanagan Shuswap Region – Road Conditions
Highway 1 Both directions Slippery Sections from Sorrento to 11 km west of Sicamous (51.4 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 12:26 pm PST. (ID# 267778)
Highway 1 Both directions Slippery Sections 11 km west of Sicamous to Craigellachie (41 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 12:25 pm PST. (ID# 268121)
Highway 6EW Both directions Slippery Sections from Junction with Highway 97, in Vernon to Coldstream (7.2 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 12:31 pm PST. (ID# 268071)
Highway 6EW Both directions Slushy with Slippery Sections 7 km east of Lumby to Cherryville (21.9 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 12:30 pm PST. (ID# 268123)
Highway 6EW Both directions Slushy with Slippery Sections from Cherryville to Monashee Summit (40.2 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 12:30 pm PST. (ID# 268066)
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 Slippery Sections from Crystal Waters Road to 21 km south of Falkland (38.5 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 12:31 pm PST. (ID# 268070)
Highway 97A Both directions Slippery Sections from Junction with Highway 97, in Vernon to Mara (45 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 12:31 pm PST. (ID# 268067)
Highway 97A Both directions Compact Snow with Slippery Sections from Mara to Junction with Highway 1, in Sicamous (20.3 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 12:26 pm PST. (ID# 267970)
Highway 97A Both directions Slippery Sections from Mara to Junction with Highway 1, in Sicamous (20.3 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 12:42 pm PST. (ID# 268130)
Highway 97B Both directions Slippery Sections from Junction with Highway 97A, in Enderby to 6 km south of Junction with Highway 1, in Salmon Arm (8.3 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 12:31 pm PST. (ID# 268068)
Highway 97B Both directions Electrical Maintenance 18km South of Salmon Arm 7:00 am to 5:00 pm daily starting Jan 18 through Jan 21. The road will be reduced to single lane alternating traffic with up to 5 minute delays expected. Updated on Thu Jan 18 at 6:12 am PST. (ID# -67242)
Highway 97B Both directions Slippery Sections 8 km north of Junction with Highway 97A, in Enderby to Junction with Highway 1, in Salmon Arm (6.3 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 12:26 pm PST. (ID# 267905)
Westside Road Both directions Slippery Sections from Shelter Cove to Junction with Highway 97 North (42.1 km). Updated Sat Jan 20 at 12:31 pm PST. (ID# 268072)
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