Highway 5 at Shell Rd. looking northeast at 8:40 a.m. DriveBC photo

Road conditions for Feb. 13

Compact snow, slippery sections and planned electrical maintenance on Highway 5

Motorists should watch for compact snow on Highway 5 between Blue River Frontage Rd. and Albreda Access Rd for 65.8 km (Blue River to 3 km south of Albreda). Be advised to watch for slippery sections.

Compact snow has also been reported between McMurphy Station Rd. and Stewart St. for 56.6 km (Blue River to 17 km south of Avola).

Electrical maintenance is planned on highway 5 between Hoirup Rd. and Skinner Rd. for 1 km (10 km north of Vavenby.) It’s scheduled to start Feb. 19 at 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Single lane alternating traffic will be in effect.

Electrical maintenance is also planned on Highway 5 between Lloyd Rd. and Pye Rd. (5 km south of Vavenby), starting Feb. 19 at 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Single lane alternating traffic will be in effect in this area as well.

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