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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 Bridge Maintenance at Castlegar through Thu Jul 27 at 3:00 pm. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Tue Jul 25 at 6:33 am PDT. (ID# -65293)
Highway 3 Both directions Maintenance 10 km east of Kootenay Pass Summit 7:30 am to 12:00 pm on Wed Jul 26. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic with up to 20 minutes delay. Updated on Wed Jul 26 at 6:41 am PDT. (ID# -65338)
Highway 3A between Castlegar and Creston Both directions Hwy 3A; construction 18 km west of Nelson 7:00 am to 6:00 pm Mon-Sat ; Jun 5 through Sep 30; expect minor delays. Updated on Mon Jun 5 at 10:16 am PDT. (ID# -64371)
Highway 3A between Castlegar and Creston Both directions Hwy 3A; construction 10 km west of Nelson 7:00 am to 6:00 pm Mon-Sat ; Jun 5 through Sep 30; expect minor delays. Updated on Mon Jun 5 at 10:20 am PDT. (ID# -64369)
Highway 6NS Both directions Hwy 6; paving from Slocan Village to New Denver (30.9 km): 7:00 am to 7:00 pm Mon-Sat starting Jun 5 through July 31. The road will be reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Expect minor delays. Updated on Mon Jun 5 at 6:10 am PDT. (ID# -64288)
Highway 6NS Northbound Construction from New Denver to Silverton: June 26 - June 30 at noon; road reduced to single lane alternating traffic; expect minor delays. Updated on Mon Jun 26 at 4:03 pm PDT. (ID# -64850)

Okanagan Shuswap Region – Road Conditions
Westside Road Both directions Construction 11 km north of junction with Highway 97 South (West Kelowna junction) 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Mon-Sat until further notice. The road will be reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Call the Hotline: 1-844-371-3824 for real time updates. Updated on Wed Jun 28 at 4:04 pm PDT. (ID# -64847)
Highway 1 Both directions Construction 30 km east of Sicamous 7:00 am to 7:00 pm Mon-Sat through Oct 21. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Mon Jun 26 at 8:46 am PDT. (ID# -64658)
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 Wed Jul 26 at 10:07 am PDT. (ID# 249751)
Highway 5A Both directions Ditching 10 km north of Princeton to 15 km north of Princeton (5 km), 7:00 am to 4:00 pm on Wed Jul 26. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Wed Jul 26 at 5:53 am PDT. (ID# -65335)
Highway 6EW Both directions Livestock on Road from Cherryville to Monashee Summit (40.2 km). Updated on Wed Jul 26 at 10:08 am PDT. (ID# 249756)
Highway 6EW Eastbound Seal Coating 48 km east of Lumby to 68 km east of Lumby (20 km), 7:00 am to 7:00 pm daily through Aug 3. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Sat Jul 8 at 10:56 am PDT. (ID# -65048)
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 Northbound Electrical Maintenance at Kelowna 97N at Leathead Road starting Fri Jul 28 at 7:00 pm through Wed Aug 2 at 6:00 am. Lane closure will be in effect. Updated on Tue Jul 25 at 11:39 am PDT. (ID# -65321)
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)
Highway 97A Both directions Electrical Maintenance from Zettergreen Road, Grindrod to 12 km north ending at Aaird Road, Mara 7:00 pm to 7:00 am Mon-Fri through Jul 28. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Mon Jul 10 at 10:40 am PDT. (ID# -65105)
Highway 97A Both directions Electrical Maintenance 3 km south of Sicamous from Mervyn Road to Hunt Road 7:00 pm to 7:00 am Mon-Fri through Jul 28. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Mon Jul 24 at 8:15 pm PDT. (ID# -65139)
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