Highway 16 is now fully open in Telkwa. As of 4:30 AM. Oct 30.
Motorists headed from Prince George to Smithers be advised that heavy snow is causing issues along Highway 16, particularly in Telkwa. Highway 16 is closed to commercial truck traffic in this area. Keep updated using DriveBC.ca as there is no detour for truck traffic, only light vehicles. Police are on scene. A Snowfall Warning is in effect for the Smithers, Terrace and Burns Lake regions.
Also, heavy snow is falling at Whiskers Point, Chetwynd and the Braden Road area of Highway 97N. A Snowfall Warning remains in effect for the BC Peace.
DriveBC Details for Hwy 16 incident:
Highway 16, in both directions. There is a multi-vehicle incident at Hankin Ave (Telkwa). Road closed. Assessment in progress. Detour in effect. Estimated time of opening not available. Detour via Tyhee Lake Rd to Telkwa High Rd to Babine lake Rd then to Highway 16. PASSENGER VEHICLES ONLY. Next update time Fri Oct 30 at 4:15 AM PDT. Last updated Thu Oct 29 at 10:40 PM PDT. (DBC-23482)
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