B.C. Transportation closed the Coquilla Highway on Friday, and it remains closed today.
The closure is between Hope and Merritt due to a huge dump of snow.
The area received 70+ cm of snow within 24 hours.
TRAVEL ADVISORY - #BCHwy5 #Coquihalla closed between #HopeBC and #Merritt due to extreme weather conditions.— BC Transportation (@TranBC) March 4, 2023
70+cm of snow has fallen in the past 48hrs, with more expected overnight.
Highways 1 and 3 are alternate routes but expect significant delays
Highways 1 and 3 are alternate routes available with the next scheduled update at 2 p.m. MST.