Brief: Highway 1 travel advisory for congestion east of Revelstoke

Expect delays due to heavy congestion on the Trans-Canada Highway between Revelstoke and Golden on Saturday evening.

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Traffic congestion in the Blaeberry area late Saturday afternoon. PhotoL DriveBC Highway cam

DriveBC is advising of heavy congestion between Revelstoke and Golden on Saturday afternoon and evening due to a backlog of traffic created by an earlier avalanche control closure and poor winter highway conditions created by the ‘atmospheric river’ that blanketed the area in snow.

Traffic congestion in the Albert Canyon area late Saturday afternoon. PhotoL DriveBC Highway cam

There are no current advisories for the Trans-Canada Highway west of Revelstoke, but the variable speed limit has been reduced to 60 km/h in some locations.