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Gold Country Road Report

Friday August 04 , 2023                             


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Info from DriveBC – subject to change https://www.drivebc.ca/#welcome

*ROADS OPEN* Summer driving conditions

Hwy 1 Lytton to Boothroyd Highway 1 Both Directions Utility work between Kanaka Station Rd and Cisco Siding Rd for 1.1 km (5 to 4 km north of Jackass Mountain Summit). Until Tue Aug 15. From 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM PDT daily. Single lane alternating traffic. Expect minor delays. For Telus pole installation approximately 500m north of Kanaka Station Road. Expect intermittent holds to traffic of up to 3 minutes. Speed reduction to 50 km/h in work zone. Highway 1 Both Directions –  Bridge construction at Jackass Summit (2 km north of Jackass Mountain Summit). Single lane alternating traffic. Watch for traffic control. Expect delays. Piloted-Single Lane alternating traffic 24/7 for 8km section. Loads over 3.8m in width restricted. Please anticipate delays of 45-60 minutes.


Hwy 1 Lytton to Spences Bridge


Hwy 1 Spences Bridge to Cache Creek Highway 1 Both Directions- Road maintenance work between Trans-Canada Hwy Frtg and Collins Rd (Cache Creek). Dusty conditions due to continued flood response. Drivers advised to drive slowly and with caution.

Hwy 1 Cache Creek to Kamloops Highway 1 Westbound Highway 1, westbound. Road sweeping between Gardi Rd and Tunkwa Lake Rd for 14.2 km (30 to 15 km west of Kamloops). Watch for slow moving vehicle.


Hwy 5 Lac Le Jeune to Merritt Other Roads – Lac Le Jeune Road. There is a wildfire at Meadow Creek Road. Road open to traffic. Open to Local Traffic Only. Highway 5 Northbound – Highway 5, northbound. Paving operations between Exit 286: Merritt – 97C and Exit 336: Walloper for 25.7 km (7 km south of Surrey Lake Summit to Merritt). Until Fri Sep 15. From 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM PDT on weekdays and Saturday. Lane Closure. Watch for traffic control.


Hwy 12 Lytton to Lillooet

Hwy 8 Spences Bridge to Merritt Highway 8 Both Directions -Construction work between the start of Highway 8 and the end of Highway 8 for 63.5 km (Spences Bridge to Merritt). Sections of gravel. Obey all signage including traffic signals for one-way bridges. Highway 8 won’t be used as a detour route in the event of other Highway closures.


Hwy 97 Cache Creek to 70 Mile


Hwy 97C Ashcroft to Logan Lake (Wildlife Advisory)


Hwy 97C Logan Lake to Merritt


Hwy 97D Logan Lake to Lac Le Jeune


Hwy 99 Cache Creek to Lillooet (Wildlife Advisory) Highway 99 Both Directions – Highway 99, in both directions. Road maintenance work between Basil Rd and Veasy Lake Rd for 0.8 km (68 to 67 km north of Lillooet). Watch for traffic control. Losoe Gravel, Reduced speed to work zone.


Hwy 99 Lillooet to Pemberton





Back Country Road Closures https://news.gov.bc.ca/25569

BC’s Flood and Mudslide Response www.gov.bc.ca/floodresponse

Canada Border Services Agency https://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/

DriveBC https://www.drivebc.ca/

Emergency Info BC https://www.emergencyinfobc.gov.bc.ca/

Province of BC’s dedicated webpage https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/travel/current

Provincial and Regional Restrictions https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/info/restrictions

Travel and Fuel Restrictions https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/natural-disaster/support/restrictions

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