Wire Cache rest area on Highway 5, about 15 km south of Avola, looking north at 8:13 a.m. DriveBC photo.

Road conditions for Feb. 8

Utility work and more compact snow

Drivers should be advised of utility work on Highway 5 southbound between Webb Rd. and Thuya Creek Rd. (4 km south of Little Fort) until Feb. 11 at 5 p.m. They can also expect single lane alternating traffic.

Motorists should also be aware of snowy conditions on Highway 5 between Wire Cache Rest Area and Angus Horne St. for 51.6 km (11 km south of Avola to Blue River). Drive BC warns of slippery sections.

It’s also snowing between Blue River Frontage Rd. and Albreda Access Rd. for 61.7 km (Blue River to 7 km south of Albreda). There are slippery sections there as well.

Compact snow has been reported between Highway 1; East Kamloops and Mount Olie St. for 91.5 km (Kamloops to 2 km south of Little Fort). Watch for more slippery sections.

There are also 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).

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