2021 B.C. Highway Flood Recovery Projects - Highway 1 - Fraser Canyon

Highway 1 Drone Overhead View

Work continues on the Highway 1 Fraser Canyon. Find out about current road status.

Last Updated: September, 2022

Location

  • Hope to Spences Bridge

Conditions

  • While Highway 1 remains open, travellers should expect significant delays and changes to traffic patterns
  • Pavement repairs north of Lytton are now complete
  • There is a pilot-car required for four kilometres near Jackass Mountain
  • Commercial and passenger drivers are required to follow all road signs and rules
  • Check DriveBC for conditions and events that may be affecting Highway 1

 

Traffic control devices

Vehicle Restrictions

  • Oversize and overweight permit restrictions are in place for travel on Highway 1 between Hope and Spences Bridge.
  • Highway 1 between Boston Bar and Lytton loads are limited to:
    • Maximum overall width of 3.8 m
    • Weights as outlined in the Commercial Transport Regulations (overweight permits are not available)
  • Loads outside these dimensions are required to contact the provincial permit centre and use an alternate route to access Lytton and surrounding areas (i.e., Highway 5 Coquihalla to Merritt, then 97C to Highway 1 at Ashcroft, or Highway 5 Coquihalla to Kamloops, then 97 to Highway 1 at Cache Creek).

Vehicles waiting to travel past traffic control devices

Status

Tank Hill

Tank Hill

Status: Open

Anticipated delays: 10-15 minutes

Changes:

  • Traffic light installed and operational
  • Reduced speed limits

Nicomen Bridge

Nicomen River Bridge

Status: Open

Changes:

  • Return to normal operating conditions

Gladwin Culvert

Gladwin Culvert

Status: Open

Changes:

  • Return to normal operating conditions

Falls Creek (Jackass Mountain)

Jackass Mountain

Status: Open

Anticipated delays: 15-30 minutes

Changes:

  • Pilot-car for 4 km
  • Automated flagging devices in use
  • Reduced speed limit

 

 

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