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Trans-Canada Highway Construction News, Weather Conditions and Feature Stories

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Weather Alerts & Highway Conditions

Here are the most recent news and weather stories posted for Trans Canada Highway:

Greater Vancouver to get high wind gusts

(Posted:05/23/2017)

BC: A strong cold front will move across the South Coast late this afternoon and evening bringing strong winds and cooler temperatures in its wake. Westerly winds gusting to 70 km/h can be expected over exposed coastal sections behind the front. These winds will ease overnight as the front moves into the Interior.

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Central BC and Okanagan to get snowmelt and rain.

(Posted:05/23/2017)

BC: This warm spell will accelerate snowmelt and lead to rising rivers, possibly causing concerns related to flooding. This will be followed by a cool-down accompanied by strong winds gusting to 50 to 70 km/h tonight and Wednesday as a cold front moves across the province, bringing 5 to 10 mm of rain can be expected locally with the front. There is also a risk of thunderstorms.

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Rain and Some Snow for Alberta on Wednesday

(Posted:05/23/2017)

AB: An abrupt change in the weather is coming to most of Alberta tonight into Wednesday. Rain will move into west-central parts of the province on Tuesday night, moving to the Saskatchewan border by Wednesday evening. Rainfall amounts will be in the 30 to 40 mm range. The foothills and mountain parks to the west of Edmonton and Calgary may see the precipitation change over to snow Wednesday morning. Current indications are that some parts of these regions may receive in excess of 10 cm of snow.

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TCH #17 from White River to Sault Ste Marie expecting significant rainfall (75 mm)

(Posted:05/16/2017)

ON: Total rainfall amounts up to 75 mm possible by Thursday evening. Showers beginning this evening are expected to taper off before morning. However, rain will return Wednesday afternoon and last into Thursday evening and could be heavy at times. Rainfall amounts tonight and tomorrow are expected to be up to 20 mm with the highest rainfall amounts more likely Wednesday night and Thursday.

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Crowsnest Highway #3 from Hope to Alberta border expecting snow

(Posted:05/16/2017)

BC: A cold low pressure system moving across Washington State this evening continues to produce flurries at times heavy over some southern interior highway passes. Snowfall amounts will vary considerably this evening however rapid accumulations are possible in heavy flurries over higher elevations of the Coquihalla Highway, the Okanagan Connector and Highway 3. Weather in the mountains can change suddenly resulting in hazardous driving conditions.

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Travel Articles

Here are some featured travel stories posted for the Trans Canada Highway:

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Travel Planning Tips and Links for the Trans-Canada Highway

Here is a summary of Trans-Canada Highway Travel Tips: Trip Information, Trip Information, What You Can See, Cycling and camping on yoiu rtrip

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To and From Toronto, Ontario and the Trans-Canada HighwayTo and From Toronto, Ontario and the Trans-Canada Highway

ON: T.O. is NOT on the TCH! Overview of the different Trans-Canada routes through Ontario and getting to/from Toronto for the north or from the east

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Highway Overview of the Trans- CanadaHighway Overview of the Trans- Canada

How long? From where to where? What provinces connected? What Highway numbers?Top attractions?

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Trans-Canada highway historyTrans-Canada highway history

Trans-Canada Highway History from early explorers , the motorized era, to Trans-Canada Highway construction

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Trans-Canada Highway Travelling ItinerariesTrans-Canada Highway Travelling Itineraries

the entire 7,821 km route broken into nice bite-sized drivable segments with details on what to expect, see, and do on each segment.(with over 3500 points!)

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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

GAS Prices along the Trans-Canada HighwayGAS Prices along the Trans-Canada Highway

maps of lowest gas prices by neighourhood, in TCH communities from coast to coast

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Alberta Route of the Trans-Canada HighwayAlberta Route of the Trans-Canada Highway

AB: Information about the Trans-Canada Highway through Alberta, including Medicine Hat, Calgary, Banff and Lake Louise

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Saskatchewan route of the Trans-Canada HighwaySaskatchewan route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Saskatchewan, including through Regina, Moose Jaw, Swift Current, and Saskatoon

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Quebec route of the Trans-Canada Highway Quebec route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Quebec, incluing Riviere du Loup, Quebec City, and Montreal

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Manitoba route of the Trans-Canada Highway Manitoba route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Manitoba, including Winnipeg, Portage la Prairie, and Brandon

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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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Nova Scotia: Route #104 from Truro to New Glasgow, Nova ScotiaNova Scotia: Route #104 from Truro to New Glasgow, Nova Scotia

NS: Here is the itinerary for the 56 km along Route #104 from Truro to New Glasgow, Nova Scotia:

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Ontario: #17 between Mattawa and Ottawa, OntarioOntario: #17 between Mattawa and Ottawa, Ontario

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 304 km along Highway #17 between Mattawa and Ottawa, via Deep River, Renfrew, Pembroke, Arnprior, Cobden, Carp, and Kanata

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Toronto bypass: between Kingston and Montreal along Ontario #401 |and Quebec #20Toronto bypass: between Kingston and Montreal along Ontario #401 |and Quebec #20

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 248 km from Kingston to Montreal along Ontario Highway 401, and Quebec Autoroute 20, known as the Macdonald-Cartier Freeway, to continue into Montreal on #40, the Trans-Canada Highway

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Newfoundland: along #1 between Clarenville and Whitbourne, NewfoundlandNewfoundland: along #1 between Clarenville and Whitbourne, Newfoundland

NL: Here is the itinerary for the 45 km along the #1 between Clarenville and Whitbourne, Newfoundland (access to the Agentia ferry to North Sydney, Nova Scotia):

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Newfoundland: Port-aux-Basques ferry dock to Corner Brook, NewfoundlandNewfoundland: Port-aux-Basques ferry dock to Corner Brook, Newfoundland

NL: Here is the itinerary for the 220 km along #1 from Port-aux-Basques ferry dock (from North Sydney, Nova Scotia) to Corner Brook

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Cities to Visit

Here are some featured cities along or near the Trans Canada Highway:

Hope and Laidlaw, British Columbia Travel informationHope and Laidlaw, British Columbia Travel information

BC: The District of Hope, with its 6800 residents, is at the eastern end of the fertile Fraser Valley and is the gateway to the Lower Mainland.

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St. John^s Travel InformationSt. John^s Travel Information

NL: St. John^s is the most easterly port and oldest City in North America, and the capital of Newfoundland

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Toronto, Ontario Travel InformationToronto, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Toronto is not only Canada^s business and head office capital, but Toronto it is a shopper^s paradise.

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Charlottetown, PEI Travel InformationCharlottetown, PEI Travel Information

PE: Charlottetown is nationally recognized as the \Birthplace of Confederation\,and is close to the province^s beaches and many historical sites.

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Kakabeka Falls, Ontario travel InformationKakabeka Falls, Ontario travel Information

ON: Wawa lies at an important junction of highway 17 south and highway 101 east into the major mining cities of Ontario^s North.

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