Webcam capture at 3pm, Wednesday, February 22nd
Webcam capture at 3pm, Wednesday, February 22nd Image Credit: Drive BC

Changing conditions cause temporary closure on the Coquihalla

By Chad Harris
February 22, 2017 - 2:56pm Updated: February 22, 2017 - 7:00pm

KAMLOOPS — The Coquihalla is open again between Hope and Merritt after a brief closure in the northbound lanes on Wednesday February 22nd.

On social media drivers reported that traffic was at a standstill near Box Canyon around 3pm for about a hour.

Image Credit: Adam Donnelly / CFJC Today

Major funding announced to upgrade, expand Trans Canada highway

By The Canadian Press
February 17, 2017 - 10:39am Updated: February 17, 2017 - 5:55pm

KAMLOOPS — The federal and British Columbia governments have announced $469 million in upgrades to two stretches of Highway 1 through southeastern B.C., including a section that could be the most expensive stretch of road in Canada.