Coquihalla, April 7, 2021. (Facebook)

Coquihalla, April 7, 2021. (Facebook)

Coquihalla Highway clear of overnight closures

The highway was closed northbound late Wednesday evening between Hope and Merritt after commercial vehicles spun out of control near the snow shed, affecting all lanes

DriveBC reported on Thursday (April 8) the Coquihalla Highway has been cleared of overnight vehicle incidents.

In a 4 a.m. update on Thursday, DriveBC reported that drivers can expect slushy sections along Highway 5. The highway was closed northbound late Wednesday evening between Hope and Merritt after commercial vehicles spun out of control near the snow shed, affecting all lanes.

READ MORE: Winter conditions close Coquihalla in both directions

Total snowfall accumulations of 15 to 20 cm are expected before the heavy snow tapers off to a few flurries Thursday afternoon.


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