Trans-Canada Highway Road Trip & Vacation Planner
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- Information about hundreds of communities along the way.
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Trans-Canada Highway News, Weather, construction and road conditions Updates
Here are the most recent news stories posted for Trans Canada Highway:
ab: Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, quarter to toonie size hail and heavy rain. This storm is moving NE at 30 km/h. Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches.
BC: The average summer highway traffic at REvelstoke went up 14 per cent between 2004 and 2014. The goal is to have a design created this year, with construction to begin after Labour Day weekend 2016.
SK,MB,ON: temperatures & windchills in the -30 and -40 range between Regina, SK and Kenora, ON for today. Caution is advised
BC: KAMLOOPS – A serious car crash closed the Trans Canada between Craigellachie and Revelstoke for most of the day Saturday. The highway was closed in both directions with eastbound traffic held in Sicamous, according to Drive B.C.
BC: According to DriveBC, the incident took place on the Trans-Canada Highway between Revelstoke and Craigellachie on Saturday at around 1 p.m. The latest update from DriveBC, posted at 3:02 p.m., says an RCMP collision analyst was heading to the scene and that the highway is expected to re-open sometime between 8:30 p.m. and 12:30 a.m.
BC: Cold Arctic air spreading across the interior Sunday. A strong ridge of high pressure from Yukon will advance towards the British Columbia Interior on Sunday morning. The cold Arctic air associated with this ridge will spread from north to south on Sunday, with temperatures lowering at least 10 degrees below seasonal normal persist for several days.
ON: Snowfall, with total amounts of about 15 cm is expected. A low pressure system currently located over Wisconsin will track across Sault Ste. Marie this afternoon before reaching Quebec this evening. A band of heavy snow is expected to fall along a line extending north of Sault Ste. Marie tapering off this evening. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow.
SK: stories of highway travelers getting assistance from every-day Saskatchewan residents.
AB: TCH travel unaffected, as crews rush to contain spill after CP derailment in Banff park sends train cars into creek.
NL: Conditions will become favourable for the development of snow squalls along parts of the west coast of Newfoundland later this afternoon, tonight and Saturday. Local snowfall accumulations of 10 to 20 centimetres are possible by the end of Saturday for areas persistently affected by snow squalls. Visibility is expected to be very poor at times due to blowing snow, especially tonight and tomorrow as temperatures fall and remain below zero.
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