Traffic is backed up along the Coquihalla Highway between Hope and Merritt due to severe weather. (Screenshot/DriveBC)

UPDATE: Coquihalla closed after multiple incidents stop traffic between Merritt and Hope

Alternate routes should be considered: DriveBC

UPDATE: 11:15 P.M.

DriveBC has advised Highway 5 is closed due to multiple vehicle incidents. An estimated reopening time is unavailable.

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Motorists can expect major delays along the Coquihalla Highway between the start of HIghway 5 and Exit 290 for 110 kilometres.

DriveBC reports multiple vehicle incidents in the Snowshed Hill area. Motorists are advised to drive carefully and give road crews plenty of space. Alternate routes should be considered.

More to come.


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