UPDATE 9 a.m.
Highway 3 is now open in both directions following several car crashes between Saturday Creek and Garret Road. Heavy traffic is expected in the area.
Just as the Coquihalla Highway opens, Highway 3 closes.
The stretch of highway from Hope to Princeton is closed in both directions due to several car crashes between Saturday Creek and Garret Road, about 40 kilometres west of Princeton.
⛔ REMINDER - #BCHwy3 is CLOSED between #HopeBC and #PrincetonBC due to several vehicle incidents east of #Eastgate. Crews are on scene. No estimated time of opening is available.— DriveBC (@DriveBC) December 22, 2022
ℹ️ For more info:https://t.co/ROCyA48XiA
Major delays are expected on the highway.
DriveBC’s next update will be at 8:30 a.m.
The temperature is expected to get up to -17 C on the highway Thursday, starting with sunshine but changing to clouds and up to five centimetres of snow as the day goes on. Winds are expected to reach 15 kilometres per hour.