Closures hit Trans-Canada, while slick conditions exist on other routes
Getting around the region is proving challenging for motorists Friday morning.
As of 5:30 a.m., Highway 1 is closed 28 kilometres west of Salmon Arm in both directions because of a vehicle accident. No detour is available and there is no estimated time of the route reopening.
Highway 1 is also closed in both directions 10 kilometres east of the Rogers Pass summit because of a vehicle accident. No detour is available and there is no estimated time of the route reopening.
Highway 1 is also closed in both directions west of Cache Creek because of rock slides. There is a detour via Highway 1 east and Highway 5.
Highway 8 remains closed in both directions 12 km east of Spences Bridge because of a mud slide. No detour is available and there's estimated time of opening due to slope/erosion activity.
Other conditions in the region are:
Slippery sections from Monte Creek to Sorrento and water pooling from Sicamous to Craigellachie
Slipper sections from Mcculloch Road to Kelowna
Fog patches from Keremeos to Kaleden
Slippery sections from Coldstream to just east of Lumby and compact snow with slippery sections from Cherryville to the Monashee summit
Slippery Sections south of Falkland to Monte Creek