Highway 1 closed in both directions of Golden, Highway 93 travel advisory at Radium

The Trans-Canada Highway is closed in both directions east and west of Golden.

Avalanche control and multi-vehicle accidents have closed the highway heading west toward Revelstoke at Rogers Pass.

READ MORE: Trans-Canada Highway closed at Rogers Pass

A high Avalanche hazard has closed the road heading east, at the Highway 95 intersection, all the way to the Alberta border. A detour is not available, and the road closure is expected to be updated at 12 p.m.

Further down the Trans-Canada Highway heading east, the road is scheduled to close at 2 p.m. for avalanche control until 4 p.m. This closure is expected to be updated at 4 p.m.

Highway 93, east of Radium warns of a travel advisory, from Radium Hot Springs to the Alberta border because of limited visibility and blowing snow. Watch for updates on Highway 93 at 11 a.m.

DriveBC is a valuable tool for motorists travelling at any time of year, but especially in the winter, when road closures most affect the province. There are scheduled avalanche times available to check out before planning your trip, and DriveBC keeps an update of closures and openings on their Twitter account @DriveBC.

Check in on the highways and look for updates at www.drivebc.ca



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