Coquihalla Highway

Alert for snowy conditions on Highway 97 (Jen Zielinski - Black Press)

Avoid travel on Coquihalla and Highway 3 unless you have flying reindeer

A warning of heavy snowfall has been put into place for major B.C. Highways

 

Freezing rain and heavy snow in winter storm forecast Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021. (News Bulletin file photo)

Freezing rain alert for Fraser Valley, Coquihalla, with heavy snow in storm forecast Tuesday

Total snowfall up to 25 cm in higher elevations, freezing rain overnight across FV, Coq, and Hwy 3

 

Environment Canada has issued a winter storm warning for the Coquihalla Highway. (Black Press file photo)

Snowfall warning in effect for Highway 3 from Hope to Princeton

Additional 5 to 10 cm expected by evening, Environment Canada says

 

Ministry of Transportation staff survey the damage at the last remaining northbound strand of Bottletop Bridge. (Cole Schisler/Black Press)

VIDEO: Crews working around the clock to repair storm-ravaged Coquihalla

Ministry of Transportation says they’re confident the highway will reopen in January

Ministry of Transportation staff survey the damage at the last remaining northbound strand of Bottletop Bridge. (Cole Schisler/Black Press)
A tow truck tows a commercial truck that saw the driver doing 96 km/h in a 50 zone Dec. 6. (BC Transportation)

Commercial truck caught doing 96 km/h in a 50 zone on Highway 3

The driver was ticketed and the truck towed

A tow truck tows a commercial truck that saw the driver doing 96 km/h in a 50 zone Dec. 6. (BC Transportation)
Damage caused by heavy rains and mudslides earlier in the week is pictured along the Coquihalla Highway near Hope, B.C., Thursday, November 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Snowfall warning issued for Coquihalla between Hope, Merritt as crews try to repair damage

Snowfall is expected to taper off on Tuesday afternoon

Damage caused by heavy rains and mudslides earlier in the week is pictured along the Coquihalla Highway near Hope, B.C., Thursday, November 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Damage caused by heavy rains and mudslides earlier in the week is pictured along the Coquihalla Highway near Hope, B.C., Thursday, November 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Aerial video of Coquihalla shows highway destruction, collapse near Hope

Repairs could take months, B.C. officials say

Damage caused by heavy rains and mudslides earlier in the week is pictured along the Coquihalla Highway near Hope, B.C., Thursday, November 18, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
A frontal system has already caused 38 centimetres to fall on the highway last night, and another 10 centimetres is expected this morning before tapering off before noon. (Black Press Media)

Snow continues to fall on Coquihalla Highway from Hope to Merritt, warning in effect

38 cm has fallen, another 10 cm expected forecasts Environment Canada

A frontal system has already caused 38 centimetres to fall on the highway last night, and another 10 centimetres is expected this morning before tapering off before noon. (Black Press Media)
Multiple spun-out vehicles have closed the Coquihalla Highway in both directions from Merritt to Hope. (Screenshot/Google Maps)
Multiple spun-out vehicles have closed the Coquihalla Highway in both directions from Merritt to Hope. (Screenshot/Google Maps)
A fundraiser has been set up for Tyler Galloway and his family. (Contributed/GoFundMe)

$11K raised for man severely injured in Coquihalla crash near Merritt

Funds raised will go to Saskatchewan man Tyler Galloway’s family for his treatment, emergency travel

A fundraiser has been set up for Tyler Galloway and his family. (Contributed/GoFundMe)
Multiple vehicles are involved in a crash that closed the Coquihalla Highway in both directions on Friday (Oct. 29) morning. (Photo/Denise Hendry)

UPDATE: Southbound Coquihalla lanes re-opened following multi-vehicle crash Friday morning

6 injured, 2 in critical condition following fiery crash on Highway 5

Multiple vehicles are involved in a crash that closed the Coquihalla Highway in both directions on Friday (Oct. 29) morning. (Photo/Denise Hendry)
Zopkios Southbound. DriveBC.

More snow forecast for the Coquihalla

Environment Canada continues its special weather statement

Zopkios Southbound. DriveBC.
Hudson Hendrickx, left, met his hero Jamie Davis and got to visit his favourite truck Mighty Mo after hours and hours spent watching Highway Thru Hell as he underwent cancer treatment. (Highway Thru Hell screenshot)

“I got my wish today, Jamie Davis is cool”: Highway Thru Hell superfan Hudson meets his hero

Hope 10-year-old’s wish while going through cancer treatment was to meet the man behind the tow truck

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Hudson Hendrickx, left, met his hero Jamie Davis and got to visit his favourite truck Mighty Mo after hours and hours spent watching Highway Thru Hell as he underwent cancer treatment. (Highway Thru Hell screenshot)
Highway 5 at Othello, about 11 km east of Hope. (DriveBC)

Coquihalla reopens to essential travel only, no stopping

Highway 5 is now open after wildfires forced a closure on Sunday

Highway 5 at Othello, about 11 km east of Hope. (DriveBC)
Crash on Coquihalla Tuesday. (Image: Contributed)

UPDATE: Coquihalla northbound reopened after crash near Merritt

The two of the north bound lanes outside of Merrit are closed

Crash on Coquihalla Tuesday. (Image: Contributed)
DriveBC web cameras show a significant traffic back-up near the Zopkios Rest Area on July 29, 2021. (DriveBC photo)

Crash closes Coquihalla Highway southbound

Southbound lanes are at a standstill near Zopkios Brake Check

DriveBC web cameras show a significant traffic back-up near the Zopkios Rest Area on July 29, 2021. (DriveBC photo)
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Trailer bursts into flames on Coquihalla

The fire was extinguished about 12:30 p.m. Monday

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The Bee family. GoFundMe page image. The page raised over $55,000 in a single day.

1 dead, 4 in hospital following fatal weekend crash on Coquihalla Highway

Crash possibly caused by stroke, GoFundMe set up for family

The Bee family. GoFundMe page image. The page raised over $55,000 in a single day.
The new wildfire was discovered today and is about 0.01 ha in size (Screen shot)

Wildfire sparks on Coquihalla highway west of Merritt

The new fire is 0.01 hectares in size and is located south of Sterling Creek

The new wildfire was discovered today and is about 0.01 ha in size (Screen shot)
(Contributed/DriveBC)

Crash stalls Okanagan Connector traffic

Traffic is down to one lane in each direction

(Contributed/DriveBC)