Closure on Hwy 3 this afternoon from 1 - 2 p.m.
DriveBC is advising Hwy 3 will be closed from 5 km east of Kootenay Pass Summit to Kootenay Pass Summit for avalanche control from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. PDT today (Sunday March 17th).
Detour available from Nelson to Creston, Hwy 3A, Kootenay Lake Ferry, Estimated travel time 2.5 hours.
For more details on B.C. Highways road conditions and travel updates, visit www.drivebc.ca