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Southeastern BC Road Conditions

 

Below are the current road condition alerts on provincially maintained highways in Southeastern British Columbia. This area covers the Porthill / Rykerts, and Eastport / Kingsgate border crossings in Idaho, and Roosville / Grasmere in Montana. This can be a very long list in the winter months.

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. We have a separate page for road conditions in Idaho.

Southeastern British Columbia Road Conditions
Highway 1 Both directions Parks Canada is undertaking roadway rehabilitation and slope stabilization work in Glacier National Park on a 10 km section of highway from the East Boundary to Beaver Bridge, July 4 - late October, Monday - Saturday from 5 a.m. - 7 p.m. Expect speed reductions to 50 km/hour, and delays up to 20 minutes. Traffic control personnel on site. Updated on Fri Sep 15 at 12:57 pm PDT. (ID# -64820)
Highway 1 Both directions Bridge Maintenance 29.1 km west of Revelstoke 6:00 am to 4:00 pm on Tue Sep 26. The road will be reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Mon Sep 25 at 2:35 pm PDT. (ID# -66097)
Highway 1 Both directions Bridge Maintenance 12.4 km west of Revelstoke 6:00 am to 4:00 pm daily through Sep 28. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Mon Sep 25 at 5:04 am PDT. (ID# -66096)
Highway 1 Both directions Watch for Rocks on Road from Craigellachie to Revelstoke (41.7 km). Updated on Tue Sep 26 at 2:03 am PDT. (ID# 250097)
Highway 1 Both directions Maintenance 31 km east of Revelstoke 8:00 am to 2:00 pm on Wed Sep 27. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Fri Sep 22 at 8:43 am PDT. (ID# -66134)
Highway 1 Both directions Maintenance 43 km east of Revelstoke 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Mon-Fri through Sep 29. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Wed Sep 20 at 8:04 am PDT. (ID# -65791)
Highway 1 Both directions No lights inside Rogers Pass snowsheds due to construction, from August 31 - October 1. Motorists should exercise caution and drive to posted speed limit. Updated on Thu Aug 31 at 9:10 am PDT. (ID# -65829)
Highway 1 Both directions Parks Canada is undertaking safety improvements on a 9 km section of highway in Glacier National Park between Hermit and Loop Brook Trailheads, from May 23 - October 31. Working hours 7am-7pm, Mon-Sat. Expect single lane alternating traffic, reduced speed zone and delays up to 20 minutes. Obey traffic control personnel and be prepared to stop. Updated on Tue May 23 at 10:21 am PDT. (ID# -64044)
Highway 1 Both directions Parks Canada is installing LED lights in Lens snowshed, 4 km east of Rogers Pass Summit in Glacier National Park from June 14 through October 13. Working hours 7:00 am to 5:30 pm Mon-Thurs. Expect traffic pattern change and 30km/hr. speed zone with occasional delays up to 20 minutes. Obey traffic control personnel and be prepared to stop. Updated on Wed Jun 14 at 7:39 am PDT. (ID# -64461)
Highway 1 Both directions Parks Canada is undertaking column repairs inside Tupper 2 and Tupper Timber snow sheds, 6 km east of Rogers Pass Summit in Glacier National Park, from August 9 until October 17. Working hours 7am-10pm, Mon-Sat. In general, expect traffic pattern changes, speed reduction to 30 km, and occasional delays up to 20 minutes. Be prepared to stop. No work on long weekends. Updated on Mon Sep 25 at 12:43 pm PDT. (ID# -65513)
Highway 1 Both directions Bridge Maintenance 42.8 km west of Golden 6:00 am to 5:00 pm Mon-Sat through Oct 20. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic with up to 20 minutes delay. Updated on Thu Sep 21 at 9:57 am PDT. (ID# -65938)
Highway 1 Both directions Line Painting 15 km west of Golden to 20 km west of Golden (5 km), 7:00 pm to 7:00 am nightly from Sept 22 through to Sept 28. Travellers may experience minor delays. Updated on Sat Sep 23 at 10:42 am PDT. (ID# -66121)
Highway 1 Both directions Maintenance 6 km east of Golden to 7 km east of Golden (1 km), 7:00 am to 2:30 pm (8:00 am to 3:30 pm MST) on Tue Sep 26. The road will be reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Mon Sep 25 at 4:21 pm PDT. (ID# -66179)
Highway 1 Both directions Environmental remediation 15 km east of Golden 9:00 am to 1:00 pm MT on Tue Sep 26. Lane closure will be in effect. Updated on Fri Sep 22 at 8:31 am PDT. (ID# -66132)
Highway 1 Both directions Paving east of Golden between 14 km and 26 km, Monday through Saturday from August 25 to October 14. Lane closures will be in effect. Please obey all flagging personnel and construction signs. Updated on Fri Sep 22 at 10:49 am PDT. (ID# -65727)
Highway 1 Both directions Parks Canada is undertaking pavement rehabilitation on the Trans-Canada Highway in Yoho National Park, 10 km west of Field, September 15 - October 31. Working hours are 6 am - 10 pm MT, seven days per week. Single lane alternating operations in effect and speed reductions to 50km/h with traffic control personnel on site. Occasional stoppages will be required to facilitate vehicle access and egress. Expect delays up to 20 minutes. Be prepared to stop. Updated on Fri Sep 15 at 6:57 am PDT. (ID# -65992)
Highway 1 Both directions Parks Canada is rehabilitating the Ottertail Bridge 9 km west of Field form July 24 to October 31. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained. Expect lane changes, speed reductions to 50 km/hr and delays up to 20 minutes. Updated on Mon Jul 24 at 5:46 am PDT. (ID# -65269)
Highway 1 Both directions Parks Canada is twinning 6 km of highway, from the BC/Alberta border extending 6 km westward. Working hours 6 am to 9 pm, seven days per week, from April 18 until October 31, 2017. Speed reduced to 60 km/h in work zones and 50 km/h on paved detours. Expect delays of up to 20 minutes. Be prepared to stop and obey traffic control personnel on site. Updated on Mon Sep 25 at 1:06 pm PDT. (ID# -66177)
Highway 1 Eastbound Maintenance 10 km east of Golden 7:00 am to 5:00 pm daily through Oct 6. Lane closure in effect. Updated on Wed Aug 30 at 5:26 pm PDT. (ID# -65819)
Highway 1 Eastbound Maintenance 11 km east of Golden to 13 km east of Golden (2 km), 5:00 am to 10:30 pm daily through Sep 30. Lane closure in effect. Updated on Tue Sep 5 at 4:02 am PDT. (ID# -65622)
Highway 1 Westbound Bridge Maintenance 2 km west of Field on Highway 1 and Emerald Lake Road until further notice. Speed is reduced to 50 km/hr. Lane closure in effect. Updated on Mon Jul 24 at 12:02 pm PDT. (ID# -65211)
Highway 3 Both directions Bridge Construction 18 km west of Cranbrook at Swansea Bridge 7:00 am to 7:00 pm daily until November 30th. Single lane alternating traffic and traffic control during the work day. The highway has some gravel surface. Expect minor delays. Updated on Wed Aug 23 at 8:11 am PDT. (ID# -65495)
Highway 3 Both directions Bridge Maintenance 32 km west of Fernie through Tue Sep 26 at 5:00 pm. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Expect minor delays. Updated on Mon Sep 25 at 6:23 am PDT. (ID# -66161)
Highway 3 Both directions Wildlife Detection System is currently not detecting wildlife due to a collision. Warning light remains on. Wildlife may be on the road. Please drive with care. Replacement parts received. Repairs scheduled for next week. Next update on September 27. Updated on Fri Sept 22 at 4:09 pm PDT. (ID# -65887)
Highway 93 Both directions Parks Canada is undertaking improvements on a 3km section of road at Sinclair Canyon, from May 8 to October 31. Expect occasional minor delays and traffic control personnel on site. Be prepared to stop. Working hours Monday - Saturday. No work on long weekends. No through access to pedestrians. Updated on Fri Jun 30 at 1:59 pm PDT. (ID# -63716)
Highway 93 Both directions Parks Canada Paving on Highway 93S in Kootenay National Park, between the Continental Divide Marble Canyon day use areas, Sept 18 -Oct 31 from 7am-7pm, Monday-Saturday, no work on long weekends. Single lane alternating operations in effect and speed reductions to 50km/h with traffic control personnel on site. Occasional stoppages will be required to facilitate vehicle access and egress. Expect delays of up to 20 minutes in duration. Be prepared to stop. Updated on Mon Sep 18 at 7:37 am PDT. (ID# -65994)
Highway 3 Both directions Hwy 3: Hot-in-place recycling; Rock Creek to Danshin Village Road; 7:00 am to 7:00 pm Mon-Sat starting Aug 17 through Oct 5; watch for traffic control; please use caution; obey construction zone speed limits.Updated on Mon Aug 21 at 12:07 pm PDT. (ID# -65672)
Highway 3 Both directions Bridge Maintenance at Castlegar through Thu Sep 28 at 7:30 am. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Mon Sep 25 at 6:38 am PDT. (ID# -66136)
Highway 3 Both directions Hwy 3; maintenance in Creston; Canyon St. between Sunset Blvd. and 10th Ave N; 6:00 am to 5:00 pm Mon-Fri; Aug 23 to Sep 30; single lane alternating traffic; expect minor delays. Updated on Wed Aug 23 at 2:54 pm PDT. (ID# -65693)
Highway 31 Both directions Hwy 31; Paving 11 km north of Kaslo; Milford Creek to Marble Head; 7:00 am to 7:00 pm Mon-Sat starting Sep 18 through Oct 25. The road will be reduced to single lane alternating traffic; expect 10 - 20 minute delays; watch for traffic control. Updated on Mon Sep 18 at 7:38 am PDT. (ID# -65970)
Highway 3A between Castlegar and Creston Both directions Hwy 3A; construction 18 km west of Nelson; construction at South Slocan Overhead Removal project is ongoing; temporary detour in place; 7:00 am to 6:00 pm Mon-Sat ; Jun 5 through Sep 30; expect minor delays. Updated on Wed Sep 13 at 8:48 am PDT. (ID# -64371)
Highway 3A between Castlegar and Creston Both directions Hwy 3A; drilling and blasting 10 km west of Nelson at Beasley Bluffs; 7:00 am to 6:00 pm Mon-Sat ; Sept 18 through Nov 30; expect delays. Updated on Wed Sep 13 at 8:50 am PDT. (ID# -64369)
Highway 3A between Castlegar and Creston Both directions Ferry Service Interruption from Balfour Ferry Landing, in Balfour to Kootenay Bay Ferry Landing, in Kootenay Bay (8.4 km), starting Thu Sep 28 at 8:00 am through Fri Sep 29 at 2:50 pm. The Osprey 2000 will be receiving maintenance. The M.V. Balfour smaller-capacity ferry will be running on the regular winter schedule. Updated on Tue Sep 19 at 1:45 pm PDT. (ID# -66057)
Kootenay Lake Ferry Both directions Ferry Service Interruption at Kootenay Lake starting Thu Sep 28 at 8:00 am through Fri Sep 29 at 2:50 pm. The Osprey 2000 will be receiving maintenance. The M.V. Balfour smaller-capacity ferry will be running on the regular winter schedule. Updated on Tue Sep 19 at 1:42 pm PDT. (ID# -66056)
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