Road conditions

A grader works on the rough, gravel patch on Highway 20 in Williams Lake this week. The spot has been a bone of contention for motorists for several weeks now. (Photo submitted)

Cariboo leaders demand temporary asphalt on Highway 20 and Dog Creek Road

Rough ride for motorists on gravelled areas impacted by historical slide

  • Jul 14, 2021

 

Rip rap being installed on the Quesnel Hixon Road, one of more than 90 sites impacted by spring freshet in the Cariboo Chilcotin. (Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure photo)

Spring freshet impacting 90-plus road sites in Cariboo Chilcotin region

Ten road sites closed, 60 roads impacted

 

A shorter detour has been completed for motorists on the Horsefly Road. (Eric Irving photo)

Short detour created around Horsefly Road washout

Motorists can use Bells Lake gravel pit road

 

The aerial image of the Horsefly Road April 23 shows the damage from high water. (Dawson Road Maintenance Facebook photo)

ROAD REPORT: Highway 20 near Anahim Lake, Horsefly Road hit hard by spring freshet

Latest update provided by Dawson Road Maintenance

  • Apr 24, 2021
The aerial image of the Horsefly Road April 23 shows the damage from high water. (Dawson Road Maintenance Facebook photo)
The Horsefly Road is closed at Bells Lake Road due to a washout as of Thursday afternoon, April 22. (Misty Schulz photo)
The Horsefly Road is closed at Bells Lake Road due to a washout as of Thursday afternoon, April 22. (Misty Schulz photo)
City workers were out repairing potholes on Mackenzie Avenue North on Tuesday, March 9. (Monica Lamb-Yorski - Williams Lake Tribune)
City workers were out repairing potholes on Mackenzie Avenue North on Tuesday, March 9. (Monica Lamb-Yorski - Williams Lake Tribune)
Icy roads are impacting area roads, as indicated here where a vehicle left the road on Highway 97 South near White Road Monday, Jan. 25. (Photo submitted)
Icy roads are impacting area roads, as indicated here where a vehicle left the road on Highway 97 South near White Road Monday, Jan. 25. (Photo submitted)
A convoy of vehicles passes through Heckman Pass on Highway 20 as cleanup operations continued Saturday. Dawson Road Maintenance is asking motorists to watch for crews and equipment working throughout the area. (Dawson Road Maintenance photo/Facebook)

Highway 20 reopens between Anahim Lake and Bella Coola after winter storm Friday

“We appreciate your patience as we continue to clear wood debris and widen sections of the road.”

A convoy of vehicles passes through Heckman Pass on Highway 20 as cleanup operations continued Saturday. Dawson Road Maintenance is asking motorists to watch for crews and equipment working throughout the area. (Dawson Road Maintenance photo/Facebook)
The Rudy Johnson Bridge remains closed due to a mudslide nearby. (Penny Gentles photo)

UPDATE: Road opened to single vehicle alternating traffic at Rudy Johnson Bridge

Mudslide is between Buckskin Road and Stack Valley Road

The Rudy Johnson Bridge remains closed due to a mudslide nearby. (Penny Gentles photo)
Residents of Riske Creek came to the rescue of a truck driver who slid off Highway 20 in icy conditions with a load of calves Tuesday night (Oct. 27). (Facebook photo)

Riske Creek residents rush to scene of overturned cattleliner on Highway 20 Tuesday night

Residents rounded up cattle and directed traffic in the dark during a heavy snowfall

Residents of Riske Creek came to the rescue of a truck driver who slid off Highway 20 in icy conditions with a load of calves Tuesday night (Oct. 27). (Facebook photo)
Roads conditions are poor on Highway 97 Wednesday, Oct. 28. (Photo submitted)
Roads conditions are poor on Highway 97 Wednesday, Oct. 28. (Photo submitted)
With winter months drawing closer, BC RCMP Traffic Services are reminding drivers to be prepared, and drive safely. (Pixabay)

Be prepared and drive safely, say BC RCMP as winter draws closer

Police provide list of ways to stay safe while driving in winter conditions

With winter months drawing closer, BC RCMP Traffic Services are reminding drivers to be prepared, and drive safely. (Pixabay)
Rain prompts travel advisories, road closures in Cache Creek area

Rain prompts travel advisories, road closures in Cache Creek area

No stopping during heavy rain on highways near Cache Creek

Rain prompts travel advisories, road closures in Cache Creek area
Dawson Road Maintenance is gravelling side roads in the Cariboo region and asking the public to watch for crews turning on and off highways. (Dawson Road maintenance photo)

Gravelling of Cariboo sideroads underway

Additionally, sweeping and electrical upgrades are slated for highway areas

Dawson Road Maintenance is gravelling side roads in the Cariboo region and asking the public to watch for crews turning on and off highways. (Dawson Road maintenance photo)
Emcon Services Inc. is reminding motorists to heed traffic signs north of Quesnel. (Emcon Services Inc. Facebook photo)
Emcon Services Inc. is reminding motorists to heed traffic signs north of Quesnel. (Emcon Services Inc. Facebook photo)
Sealcoating from the Sheep Creek Brake Check to Hodgson Road will take place this year. (Monica Lamb-Yorski file photo)

Highway improvements slated this summer near Williams Lake and Quesnel

Road resurfacing season is moving ahead despite COVID-19

Sealcoating from the Sheep Creek Brake Check to Hodgson Road will take place this year. (Monica Lamb-Yorski file photo)
Soda Creek Road re-opens at 15 km mark north of Williams Lake

Soda Creek Road re-opens at 15 km mark north of Williams Lake

Work continues to repair washouts throughout the Cariboo region

Soda Creek Road re-opens at 15 km mark north of Williams Lake
The Williams Lake Fire Department is advising motorists to drive with caution after attending a four-car accident in the Dog Creek Road area Sunday evening. (Tribune file photo)

‘Please drive with caution’: Williams Lake fire chief warns of extremely icy road conditions

Williams Lake Fire Department Chief Erick Peterson is advising motorists to stay off the roads

The Williams Lake Fire Department is advising motorists to drive with caution after attending a four-car accident in the Dog Creek Road area Sunday evening. (Tribune file photo)
Weather/roads: Snowfall warning in place for Cariboo Chilcotin Wednesday, Feb. 5

Weather/roads: Snowfall warning in place for Cariboo Chilcotin Wednesday, Feb. 5

Motorists should be prepared to adjust their driving with changing road conditions

Weather/roads: Snowfall warning in place for Cariboo Chilcotin Wednesday, Feb. 5