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Metaline Falls / Nelway

Metaline Falls / Nelway Border Crossing

The Metaline Falls / Nelway border crossing is located on Washington Hwy 31 and British Columbia Hwy 6.

Metaline Falls / Nelway Port Information

  • US Border Crossing: 8am to 8pm
  • Canadian Port: 8am to 12 pm
  • Limited border hours may change.  Call border office or confirm hours of operation.
  • You can get 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.
  • Port GPS coordinates- Latitude & Longitude: 48.999901, -117.29992

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.

Telephone Numbers for the Border Customs Offices at Metaline Falls and Nelway

  • Metaline Falls U.S. Customs Office Telephone Number: (509) 446-4421
  • 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.

Webcams of Road Conditions Near the Metaline Falls / Nelway Border Crossing

These webcams show the road conditions near the port of entry. You may need to refresh your browser to see current conditions.

Live Traffic Camera – Metaline Falls at Washington State Route 31 about 16 miles south of the Canadian Border.

Live Traffic Camera – Metaline Falls at Washington State Route 31 about 16 miles south of the Canadian Border. Source: WSDOT

Live Traffic Camera – Hwy 3 at Hwy 6, looking west on Hwy 3 north of the border crossing. (elevation: 671 metres)

Live Traffic Camera – Hwy 3 at Hwy 6, looking west on Hwy 3 north of the border crossing in Salmo BC. (elevation: 671 metres)

Metaline Falls / Nelway Port of entry Location and Traffic Conditions Map

“To view Current Traffic Conditions at this border crossing, select “View Larger Map” and turn on the traffic layer

Traffic Alerts for Northeast Washington

Below are the travel alerts issued by the Washington State Department of Transportation for Northeast 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.

SR 20 Both Directions - SR 20 Sherman Pass road conditions are: 32* lightly snowing road is compact snow and ice, wet in places. There are no restrictions. Last Updated: 10/21/2019 10:14 PM More Info
At milepost 319
SR 21 Both Directions - One lane bridge and road construction on SR 21 at milepost 145 at the San Poil River bridge beginning at 3:52 pm on June 11, 2019 until 6:00 pm November 15, 2019. Watch for slow-moving vehicles over the bridge and in the area. Last Updated: 8/23/2019 10:29 AM More Info
At milepost 145
SR 21 Both Directions - Construction on SR 21 both directions at milepost 145.6 near W Fork Sanpoil River until further notice. Drivers will need to be alert approaching the bridge as the temporary structure is a single lane bridge with alternating traffic. Last Updated: 7/30/2019 8:42 AM More Info
At milepost 146
Geiger Bv Both Directions - Spokane County: Geiger Road improvments, curbs, drywells, signing, signals. Road closed from Hayford Road to Thomas Mallen Road, detour using Hayford, 53rd, Electric and Thomas Mallen Roads. Amazon traffic access from Thomas Mallon Road and Geiger Blvd. Use other routes, expect delays. Last Updated: 10/21/2019 8:59 AM More Info

Five Mile Both Directions - City of Spokane will have Five Mile Road closed from Lincoln to Strong Road Starting Monday, June 17,2019 through mid-November, for road work. Use other routes and expect delays. Last Updated: 9/2/2019 2:16 PM More Info

Sprague Both Directions - City of Spokane has Sprague Ave Closed between Scott and Grant Streets for road work. Use other routes and expect delays through mid-November 2019. Last Updated: 9/2/2019 2:10 PM More Info

Post Both Directions - City of Spokane, the Post Street Bridge is closed to vehicular traffic starting immediately, through Spring of 2020. Use other routes. Last Updated: 6/30/2019 9:25 AM More Info

US 395 Both Directions - Construction on US 395 Spur - NSC both directions at the Freya Roundabouts Monday - Friday 6:00 am to 4:30 pm. Roadway users should be alert for occasional traffic control. Last Updated: 8/2/2018 12:51 PM More Info
At milepost 164