Highway 5 South of Little Fort. Drive BC photo.

Motorists advised to be cautious of road conditions

Slippery sections and compact snow on area roads

Drivers are warned to watch out for slippery sections and compact snow on area roads, according to Drive BC.

There are slippery sections between Webb Rd and McMurphy Station Rd for 79.1 km (2 km south of Little Fort to 19 km south of Avola).

Highway 5 is slushy with slippery sections between McLure Ferry Rd and Mount Olie St for 45.4 km (13 km south of Barriere to 2 km south of Little Fort) with snow fall.

Highway 24 has compact snow between Cottage Lane and Highway 5 for 36.3 km. Drivers are advised to watch for slippery sections.

Highway 5 was closed earlier today between Allen-Meeker Rd and Thuya Creek Rd for 4.6 km (10 to 5 km south of Little Fort) due to vehicle recovery.

It’s expected to be overcast through the night with a chance of flurries or rain showers Friday.

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