Coquihalla

Stricter Highway Chain-Up Regulations

Coquihalla – Enhanced chain-up regulations are now in place for commercial vehicle operators, which will mean safer B.C. highways and improved vehicle performance during winter conditions. “Last winter, 33 of 35 extended closures on the Coquihalla involved commercial vehicles, and in…


Winter Storm Warning For Coquihalla

Coquihalla – Well, it IS November! Again truckers are reminded to stay in the right hand lane. The new rules are to allow easier access to emergency vehicles, should the need arise. First big snow of the season in the…




Coquihalla Chain-Up Expansion

Coquihalla – It’s the dog days of summer, scorching heat of August, so the last thing you would think of, would be a chain up to drive through the snow on the Coquihalla. Still, Highway maintenance have completed a significant…



Expect Delays On The Coquihalla Over The Long Weekend

Coquihalla/Hope/Merritt – Plan ahead, check real-time traffic conditions on DriveBC.ca and expect delays on the Coquihalla Highway this upcoming B.C. Day long weekend. Heavy summer traffic volumes and two major road and bridge construction projects between Hope and Merritt may…


More Improvements Coming To The Coquihalla

Coquihalla – Travellers heading to and from the Lower Mainland on the Coquihalla Highway will experience smoother road conditions, thanks to an asphalt-resurfacing project that is scheduled to begin next month. “Back in May, we announced a major upgrade to…


RCMP Dog Saves Life Near Coquihalla River

Hope, BC –  A male in need of medical attention was safely returned to hospital on Wednesday after RCMP were led to his hiding spot in the Coquihalla River by Police Service Dog ‘Duke’. On September 2, 2015 at around…