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SNOW PLOW TANDEM

Yellowhead Road and Bridge is expecting a weather system to come in Tuesday afternoon/evening, November 24, 2020 and into the overnight hours. Heaviest snowfall expected for the Coquihalla Summit (South). Precipitation will be heaviest between 4-8pm and tapers off around midnight with a few stray flurries after.

  • Highway 5 South from Merritt to the Snow Shed Hill – Anticipated accumulations of 6-12cm this afternoon/evening before 6pm and an additional 8-12cm expected for tonight after 6pm.
  • Highway 97C – Okanagan Connector – Potential accumulations of 4-8 tonight after 6pm.
  • Highway 5 North from Merritt to Lac Le Jeune - Anticipated accumulations of 2-5cm tonight after 6pm.

Snowfall will be service area wide on the freeways, so please drive to conditions. Plow trucks will be out removing snow and restoring traction as well as putting out chemicals to help prevent icy conditions. When flashing lights are on, our trucks are in “Winter Work Mode” and require extra room to perform their necessary duties. Remember to never pass a plow truck on the right and road conditions in front of the plow truck will be worse than behind it.

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