Travellers along Highway 20 can expect delays 50 kilometres east of Hagensborg, Heckman Pass from now until Wednesday, Aug. 15 between 6:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. daily.
The Ministry of Transportation said maintenance is ongoing and the road is reduced to single-lane alternating traffic with expected one-hour delays, excluding on long weekends.
#BCHwy20 #Cariboo Maintenance Hwy 20 50 km east of Hagensborg, Heckman Pass starting 6:30am to 6:00pm daily through to Wednesday August 15. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic with expected 1 hour delays, excluding long weekends. Watch for flagging personnel. pic.twitter.com/rm1SLMiLPh
— MoT Cariboo District (@TranBC_Cariboo) July 4, 2018
A spokesperson for the ministry said grading and gravelling is taking place on the entire 18 kilometre section of Heckman Pass on the Bella Coola Hill from the avalanche gates at the top of the hill to the beginning of the sealcoat at the bottom.
“The work is approximately 60 per cent and on target to be completed by mid-August,” the ministry confirmed.