A view of Revelstoke from Nels Knickers at Mt. Revelstoke National Park. (Review file photo)

Revelstoke roads and weather: high 23 degrees today

There are three active fires in southeastern B.C.

  • Jun. 25, 2019 12:00 a.m.

Road conditions at 6:45 a.m.:

Highway 1 east: Electrical maintenance between MacDonald Showshed and Lanark Snowshed for 1.4 km (2 to 1 km west of West Boundary of Glacier National Park). Until Fri Jun 28. From 9:00 PM to 7:00 AM PDT on weekdays and Saturday. Single lane alternating traffic. Snowshed lighting replacement project. Night Work only, 7pm to 7am, Monday night to Sunday morning.

Construction work at Illecillewaet Campground (3 km west of Rogers Pass Summit). Until Thu Aug 1 at 7:00 PM PDT. From May until August, expect road construction in the Illecillewaet Curve (24km from the park east boundary) and paving of a 10 km section daily from 7am-7pm. Expect speed reductions to 50 km/hr, lane closures, and delays up to 20 minutes. No work on long weekends.

Road construction work between Donald Rd and Forde Station Rd for 5.0 km (23 to 18 km west of Golden). Until Mon Jul 15. From 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM MDT on weekdays and Saturday. Expect minor delays. Please obey construction speed limits and traffic control personnel.

Highway 23 south: Utility work between Mt Begbie Rd and Big Eddy Rd for 1.8 km (Revelstoke). Until Wed Jul 31. From 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM PDT on weekdays. Single lane alternating traffic.

Highway 23 north: Rock scaling between Revelstoke Dam Access Rd and Wallis Rd (Revelstoke). Until Fri Jun 28. From 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM PDT on weekdays. Single lane alternating traffic. Expect minor delays. Rock Scaling at Revelstoke Dam.

Check DriveBC for more details and updates.

Weather report from Environment Canada for Revelstoke area:

Today: A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of showers this afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. High 23. UV index 8 or very high.

Tonight: Partly cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers. Risk of a thunderstorm this evening. Low 10.

Active wildfires in southeastern BC: 3

The three fires are under control and none are near Revelstoke.

For more info visit: B.C. Widlfire

For more info visit: B.C. Widlfire

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