Visit this page for detailed information about highway travel disruptions during emergency situations like flooding or fire. DriveBC is the most current source of highway conditions. Travelers are encouraged to follow @DriveBC on Twitter. Visit EmergencyInfoBC for emergency alerts
A terrible scar on a beautiful landscape, the “Big Burn” on BC Highway 3 in Manning Provincial Park, was a striking reminder of the damaging impact of forest fire for many years. Many British Columbians
TMC agents work 24/7 to share current highway information with BC motorists via DriveBC and DriveBC’s nine Twitter accounts, and on message signs across BC. They’re also a lifeline to avalanche control colleagues working in remote locations.
An emergency can strike anywhere, anytime. Fortunately, we have two amazing emergency vehicles (AKA mobile incident command vehicles) to help us establish a more effective response when something threatens BC’s transportation network. Weather-related emergency events
Our new Automated Avalanche Detection System (AADS), has been gathering and delivering reliable, timely data that’s improving avalanche forecasting, shortening our response time, and helping to reduce closures while enhancing highway safety.
Picture these cute Star Wars-looking devices standing guard on the cliffs above, as you drive along the western end of Highway 16. They’re watching over motorists (just like we are) and are ready to (upon our command) remove snow from above to keep you travelling safely to your destination.