The snow covered road by Kasiks on Highway 16 on Feb. 14 8:30 a.m. (DriveBC photo)

UPDATE: Highway 16 delays for avalanche control

DriveBC warns of hour-long delays between Prince Rupert and Terrace on Feb. 14

Highway 16 will close for the second time this week.

From 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. the road will be closed in both directions 50 km east of Prince Rupert and 40 km west of Terrace for avalanche control.

DriveBC stated on its site to expect delays of up to one hour during this time.

READ MORE: Highway 16 between Rupert and Terrace closed on Tuesday, Feb. 13