Expect delays on the Coquihalla this long weekend

By Greg Fry
October 5, 2017 - 4:49pm

KAMLOOPS — If you plan on using the Coquihalla Highway this weekend, you may want to give yourself some extra time.

B.C.'s Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure says motorists can expect heavy traffic volumes and note two major road and bridge projects between Hope and Merritt may cause delays.

"Work to build the Box Canyon chain-up area continues 40 kilometres north of Hope, while a further 13 kilometres north, crews are resurfacing four lanes of the Dry Gulch Bridge," it says.

While driving through construction zones, the ministry also reminds folks to abey construction speed zones and follow all traffic control signage.

Motorists are also advised winter tire requirements went into effect Oct. 1.

For up-to-date travel information, don't forget to check Drive BC.

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