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Nighthawk / Chopaka

Nighthawk / Chopaka – Similkameen Road Washington / Nighthawk Road British Columbia

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.

Be sure to also review our information on the border crossing experience and required documentation.

Nighthawk / Chopaka Port Information

  • Both the U.S. port of Nighthawk, and the Canadian port of Chopaka are open 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, Seven Days A Week (7)
  • 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

Contact Information for the Nighthawk and Chopaka Ports

You may use the telephone numbers below to contact the customs officials and border patrol officers who staff the ports at this border crossing.

  • The US Nighthawk port is managed out of the Oroville office. You can contact them at (509) 476-2125
  • The Canadian port of Chopaka is located at 100 Nighthawk Rd, Cawston, BC V0X 1C3, Canada. 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

 
Current Weather for the Nighthawk / Chopaka Border CrossingWe 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.

Nighthawk and Chopaka Ports of Entry Location and Traffic 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 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.

MODERATE IMPACT
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
MODERATE IMPACT
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
MODERATE IMPACT
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
LOW IMPACT
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

LOW IMPACT
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

LOW IMPACT
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

LOW IMPACT
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

LOWEST IMPACT
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