ROAD REPORT: Snow on the Kootenay Pass Saturday morning

Snow has fallen on the Kootenay Pass Highway 3 between Salmo BC and Creston BC Saturday morning… make sure you have your winter tires on before travelling.

Check DriveBC for the latest road conditions.

  • Location
    South side of Hwy 3 at Kootenay Pass Maintenance Yard
  • Elevation
    1780
  • Air Temperature
    -.5 °C
  • Precipitation since 0600 or 1800
    3 mm

Hwy Maintenance Advisory – East Kootenay

Event Type: Culvert Repair Hwy 3 and Jim Smith Creek, Cranbrook scheduled between October 10th, 2017 and October 30th, 2017.

This is to advise that Mainroad is working within the City limits of Cranbrook to replace a culvert across Hwy 3 by Dean’s Plumbing and Heating and the Heritage Estate Motel 5 kms West of the city centre.

• Construction will commence October 10th, 2017. This will involve the removal of old asphalt.
• During the construction phase, single lane traffic will be in effect with minor delays. Please watch for Traffic Control Personnel.
Mainroad Contracting East Kootenay is the prime contractor in partnership with our sub-contractor, Mackay Contracting, for this project.

We are aiming to complete this work by October 30th, 2017.
Our 24 hour communications centre will pass on all your observations and concerns to our crews when contacted.
Mainroad 24hr Hotline: 1-800-665-4929

Winter tire and chain-up regulations in effect from October 1 to March 31.
Regulations vary province to province.
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