Wintry conditions continue, but the travel advisory for four south Island highways lifted by 8 a.m. Thursday (Dec. 30).
A snowfall warning of 10 to 15 cm in the region lifted around the same time.
Travel advisory is being lifted on South #VanIsle. Crew will continue to work through roads by priority classification. Expect winter driving conditions and please adjust driving habits accordingly. #yyjtraffic @DriveBC #BCHwy1 #BCHwy18 #BCHwy17 #BCHwy14 pic.twitter.com/LMEAJrnEul
— Emcon Services Inc., South Island Division (@EmconSouthVI) December 30, 2021
Drive BC asked drivers to stick to essential travel only on Highway 1 from Cowichan to Victoria, Highway 14, Highway 18 and Highway 17 (Pat Bay Highway) after heavy snowfall overnight.
Emcon Services Inc., the contractor responsible for snow clearing on the major roadways, noted the advisory was lifted but reminded drivers to expect winter conditions as crews continue to work through roads by priority classification.
UGLY roads. Stay home, stay safe, and take another snow day! Let the plows do their work.
This #BCHwy1 #DuncanBC #CobbleHill #MillBay. Quite a bit of snow on the road. Visibility poor @ times esp following others#VanIsle #VancouverIsland #snowday #StayHome @DriveBC @DriveBC_VI pic.twitter.com/dSUwbz3yS6
— Gramma Jackie🐬🐺🦅🌲 (@OrcaBC101) December 30, 2021
❄️ WINTER TRAVEL ADVISORY IN EFFECT ❄️: #VanIsle south – #BCHwy1 #BCHwy14 #BCHwy17 #BCHwy17A and #BCHwy18
due to winter driving conditions and extreme weather. Avoid non essential travel and check @DriveBC.#ShiftIntoWinter #VictoriaBC #DuncanBC #PortRenfrew
— DriveBC (@DriveBC) December 30, 2021
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