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P.S.A.'S · 19th December 2011
Merv Ritchie
UPDATE : Debris on Road

Highway 16 Both directions - Debris on Road 55 km west of Terrace.

The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic. Updated on Tue Dec 20 at 5:19 am.

Highway 16 Both directions - Closed in both directions from Port Edward Turnoff to 40 km west of Terrace (91.8 km) because of Avalanche deposit removal.


Estimated time of opening 4 pm Mon Dec 19. Moderate Confidence. Next update 3:30 pm.

Drive BC is reporting the highway between Prince Rupert and Terrace is closed due to a high avalanche hazard.

Please click on the Drive BC link on our front page prior to travelling, especially in the winter when conditions can change rapidly.

Drive BC reports they expect the highway to repoen at noon but are expressing a low confidence in this estimation.

They state the highway is closed between Rainbow Pass and 40 kilometers west of Terrace (Shames Mountain turn off).
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Comment by James Wold on 19th December 2011
Thanks for the quick report on snow conditions.