Hwy 16 closure planned today between Terrace and Prince Rupert due to avalanche control

A road closure is planned for Highway 16 between Terrace and Prince Rupert today for Canadian National Railway avalanche control.

According to DriveBC, drivers can expect a delay of up to one hour. The avalanche control activity will take place over a 21.6 kilometre stretch, 63 kilometres east of Prince Rupert to 51 kilometres east of Terrace between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Hwy 37 and 37A are also affected by avalanche control. Crews are working between Bell II and Bob Quinn until 2:00 p.m., and for 35 kilometres between Stewart and Meziadin until 4:00 p.m. Hours-long delays are expected for both, according to DriveBC.
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