A re-assessment by the Ministry of Transportation delivered the verdict that it was safe to travel along Highway 16 from the Port Edward turnoff to Terrace, with the road reopened to traffic at 4 AM today.
As we outlined on the blog last evening, Drive BC had previously listed the Highway as closed a 8:30 last night, owing to an avalanche risk along the highway,
With the highway now reopen, motorists should be aware of delays 56 km west of Terrace as highway crews work on snow deposit removal. The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic in the area of the work.
For more weather related items see our archive page here.
Further notes about the Highway 16 corridor can be found here.
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