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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 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)

Okanagan Shuswap Region – Road Conditions
Highway 1 Both directions Maintenance 18 km east of Sicamous to 25 km east of Sicamous (7 km), 7:00 am to 3:00 pm on Tue Sep 26. The road will be reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Mon Sep 25 at 2:36 pm PDT. (ID# -66172)
Highway 1 Both directions Girder construction 30 km east of Sicamous 7:00 am to 7:00 pm Mon-Fri starting Oct 2 through Oct 6. The road will be reduced to single lane alternating traffic with up to 20 minutes delay. Construction speed zone in effect. Updated on Thu Sep 21 at 4:14 pm PDT. (ID# -66125)
Highway 1 Both directions Bridge Maintenance 30 km east of Sicamous 7:00 am to 7:00 pm Mon-Sat through Nov 15. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Thu Sep 21 at 9:16 am PDT. (ID# -66115)
Highway 1 Westbound Bridge Maintenance 20 km east of Sicamous 7:00 am to 7:00 pm Mon-Thu starting Sep 26 through Sep 28. Inside slow lane closure will be in effect. Updated on Tue Sep 19 at 9:47 am PDT. (ID# -66053)
Highway 3A between Keremeos and Highway 97 Junction Westbound Paving headed west bound 10 Km's towards Keremeos from Junction with Highway 97 in Kaleden 7:00 am to 7:00 pm Mon-Sat through Sep 30. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic with up to 20 minutes delay. Updated on Thu Sep 14 at 2:36 pm PDT. (ID# -65987)
Highway 5A Both directions Hwy 5A is now reopened from Summers Creek Road, 8 km north of Princeton to McCaffrey Lake. Watch for rocks and debris on roadway. Reduce speed and drive with caution. Updated on Tue Sep 26 at 2:02 am PDT. (ID# 249751)
Highway 6EW Both directions Electrical Maintenance at Aberdeen Road, Coldstream 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Mon-Fri through Sep 28. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Thu Sep 21 at 8:25 am PDT. (ID# -66064)
Highway 6EW Both directions Construction at Lumby Vernon Street 7:00 am to 6:00 pm daily starting Sep 15 through Nov 11. The road will be reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Fri Sep 15 at 7:08 am PDT. (ID# -65943)
Highway 6EW Westbound Maintenance at Lumby starting Fri Sep 15 at 7:00 am through Wed Nov 8 at 6:00 pm. The road will be reduced to single lane alternating traffic with 5 minute delays 60' steel pipe installation at a 3m depth running North/South through the intersection. Updated on Fri Sep 15 at 7:00 am PDT. (ID# -65981)
Highway 97 Both directions Construction at Ethel Road, Kelowna 9:00 pm to 6:00 am Mon-Sat starting Oct 10 through Oct 17. Lane closure will be in effect. Updated on Thu Sep 21 at 4:21 pm PDT. (ID# -66126)
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 Electrical Maintenance at intersections Collage Way and 48th Avenue Vernon 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Mon-Fri through Sep 28. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Thu Sep 21 at 8:25 am PDT. (ID# -66062)
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