Highway 5 near Blue River at 8:30 a.m. DriveBC photo

Morning road conditions

Snow and slick sections on much of Highway 5

Motorists should be advised of snowy conditions on Highway 5 between Wire Cache Rest Area and Angus Horne St. for 51 km (11 km south of Avola to Blue River). Those on the road should watch for slippery sections.

Conditions are similar between Blue River Frontage Rd. and Albreda Access Rd. for 61 km (Blue River to 7 km south of Albreda). Drivers in this area should watch for slippery sections as well.

There are also slick areas on Highway 5 between McLure Ferry Rd. and Mount Olie St. for 45 km (13 km south of Barriere to 2 km south of Little Fort) and compact snow between Webb Rd. and McMurphy Station Rd. for 79 km (2 km south of Little Fort to 19 km south of Avola). Drivers in this area should also watch for slippery sections.

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