Highway 5, about 15 km south of Avola, looking south at 8:30 a.m. DriveBC photo

Highway 5, about 15 km south of Avola, looking south at 8:30 a.m. DriveBC photo

Highway 5 road conditions for Dec. 13

What motorists can expect

DriveBC suggests motorists watch for slippery sections on Highway 5 between McLure Ferry Road and Mount Olie Street for 45.4 km — 13 km south of Barriere to 2 km south of Little Fort as slushy sections have been reported.

There are more slick sections between Webb Road and McMurphy Pullout; SA Boundary for 81.1 km — 2 km south of Little Fort to 18 km south of Avola. There’s compact snow on the road and it’s been snowing along this stretch.

Slippery sections continue between McMurphy Pullout; SA Boundary and Clemina Overhead Bridge for 117.2 km — 18 km south of Avola to 29 km south of Valemount. Additional compact snow had been reported here as well.

Utility work continues northbound between Wire Cache Rest Area and Avola Bridge for 14.2 km until this afternoon at 5 p.m. Drivers can expect single lane alternating traffic.

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