Nighthawk / Chopaka


Nighthawk / Chopaka – Similkameen Road / Nighthawk Road

Current Weather for the Oroville near the Nighthawk / Chopaka Border Crossingeather
This is a remote, rural border crossing known as “the Nighthawk crossing”. The town of Nighthawk has an official population of 5 people.  Not surprisingly, this is the least used border crossing in Washington State.

Nighthawk / Chopaka Port Information

  • This port has limited hours of operation – 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, Seven Days A Week (7)
  • The hours of operation for border crossings with limited service hours such as this one can change so you may want to call the border office or otherwise confirm it’s hours of operation.
  • You can get customized traffic information for Washington over the phone using the 511 system. Simply dial 5-1-1 and say “traffic”.   If you cannot dial 511 on your phone you can also use the toll-free number 1-800-695-7623
  • To hear current road conditions in British Columbia you can call (800)-550-4997.
  • Nighthawk Port GPS coordinates – Latitude & Longitude: 49.000293, -119.662910
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Map of Nighthawk / Chopaka Border Crossing Area

Traffic information is shown on the map if it is available. This map is interactive so you may zoom in or out.  Drag the orange “man” to the map to see a street view if available in this area. You can get directions to this port by clicking on the “Directions” link under the map.

Telephone Numbers for the Border Customs Offices at Nighthawk / Chopaka

  • Nighthawk U.S. Customs Office Telephone Number: (509) 476-2125
  • To contact Canadian Customs or other border services at this port call the Canadian Border Information Service (BIS) which can answer your questions or transfer you directly to the Canadian port.

Current Road Conditions in Washington and British Columbia

We have special pages showing all current road advisories for the State of Washington and the Province of British Columbia. These pages show problems such as roadway accidents, snow or ice, lane closures or blockages, construction, road restrictions, traffic problems, and roadwork around the border crossing.

Traffic Alerts for Northeast Washington

Below are the travel alerts issued by the Washington State Department of Transportation for North East Washington which includes the area around the border crossing. This reports all major accidents, weather related problems, construction and other events that may affect your travel. We also have a page showing traffic alerts for the entire state of Washington.

US 395 Both Directions - US 395 closed both directions at milepost 249 at Matsen Creek, beginning at 4:21 pm on April 13, 2017, until further notice, due to a washout. Detour is in place, no commercial vehicles. Last Updated: 4/14/2017 12:41 PM More Info
At milepost 249
SR 20 Both Directions - SR 20, Sherman Pass is: Compact snow and ice. There are no restrictions at this time. Last Updated: 4/27/2017 9:15 AM More Info
At milepost 319
SR 21 Both Directions - SR 21 milepost 145.5 at Gold Creek, 17 miles south of Republic has a one-lane bridge with a 10 mile per hour speed limit beginning 6:25 pm April 21, 2017 until further notice. Follow traffic control in place and yield to on-coming traffic. Last Updated: 4/26/2017 12:02 PM More Info
At milepost 146
SR 25 Both Directions - Drivers should expect delays with single-lane, alternating traffic on the bridge 24 hours a day until further notice. Last Updated: 1/5/2017 12:55 PM More Info
At milepost 114
SR 173 Both Directions - On SR 173 from Brewster to Bridgeport, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. expect 10-20 minute delays with flaggers and pilot car controlled single lane traffic where crews are crack sealing and pre-level asphalt paving. Last Updated: 4/21/2017 7:24 PM More Info
From milepost 0 to milepost 12
Spokane Falls Both Directions - City of Spokane: The City of Spokane will have Spokane Falls Blvd. closed between Lincoln Street and Monroe Street. April 19 crews will close the right hand lane of Spokane Falls Blvd right outside the construction zone to install a safety barrier around the project. Use other routes. Last Updated: 4/14/2017 6:11 PM More Info

Sprague Both Directions - City of Spokane: The City of Spokane will have Sprague Ave closed from Cedar Street to Jefferson Street. Use other routes. Last Updated: 4/6/2017 9:41 AM More Info

Sprague Both Directions - City of Spokane: The City of Spokane will close Sprague Ave. from Napa Street to Altamont Street starting April 3, 2017. Drivers should use other routes. Expect short delays. Last Updated: 4/6/2017 9:38 AM More Info

Upriver Both Directions - City of Spokane: The City of Spokane has Upriver Drive closed from Stone St. to Regal St. due to flooding. Use other routes and expect delays. Last Updated: 4/6/2017 8:31 AM More Info

Garland Both Directions - This week work starts at the intersection of Garland Avenue and Stevens Street expect short term lane closures with flaggers Last Updated: 4/14/2017 6:43 PM More Info

Spokane Falls Both Directions - Spokane Falls Blvd. is closed from Stevens St to Monroe St in downtown Spokane, beginning on April 17, 2017 until further notice, for road and utility work. Use other routes. Last Updated: 4/21/2017 10:06 AM More Info

Sprague Westbound - Lane closures on Sprague Avenue between Jefferson and Cedar. (private utility work) Last Updated: 4/14/2017 6:30 PM More Info

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