Chain Requirements

This information is intended for the commercial trucking industry.

It does not apply to the general public. 

Information is updated as it becomes available.

These reports may contain current and future chain regulations for this area.

Be sure to scroll to bottom of page, and read effective dates carefully.

RED TEXT indicates chainup in effect.


 

 

LAST UPDATED: Tue Aug 04 AT 05:00 AM

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**NOTICE**: Commercial trucks over 27,000 kg GVW
must carry chains from October 1st to March 31st.

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Hwy 1 - Trans Canada Highway:
Hope: Eastbound (Lake of the Woods): Chain up not in effect.
Hope: Eastbound (Avalanche gate east of Yale): Chain up not in effect.
Hope: Eastbound (Alexandra Pit): Chain up not in effect.
Boston Bar: Westbound (1 km west): Chain up not in effect.

Revelstoke: Eastbound (Albert Canyon): Chain up not in effect.
Rogers Pass: Eastbound (Sir Donald): Chain up not in effect.
Rogers Pass: Eastbound (Heather Hill): Chain up not in effect.
Rogers Pass: Westbound (Beaver Hill): Chain up not in effect.
Golden: Westbound (Donald Hill): Chain up not in effect.

Golden Hill: Eastbound (east side of Golden): Chain up not in effect.
5 Mile Hill: Westbound (5 miles east of Golden): Chain up not in effect.
10 Mile Hill: Eastbound (10 miles east of Golden): Chain up not in effect.

Field Hill: Eastbound (east side of Field): Chain up not in effect.
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Highway 3 - Southern Trans-Provincial
Hope: Eastbound (15 km east of Highway 5 Jct): Chain up not in effect.
Hope: Both directions (36 km east of Highway 5 Jct): Chain up not in effect.

Christina Lake: Eastbound (Grand Forks side): Chain up not in effect.
Lafferty Pit: Eastbound (Grand Forks side): Chain up not in effect.
Paulson Bridge: Eastbound (Grand Forks side): Chain up not in effect.
Mud Lake: Westbound (5.3 km west of Nancy Greene Jct with Hwy #3B): Chain up not in effect.

Kootenay Pass: Eastbound: (West side of the summit): Chain up not in effect.
Kootenay Pass: Westbound: (East side of the summit): Chain up not in effect.
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Hwy 3A
Kootenay Bay to Crawford Bay: Eastbound: Chain up not in effect.
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Hwy 3B
Trail to Rossland - The Gulch: Westbound: Chain up not in effect.
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Warfield Hill Road
between Route 22 & Route 3B: Chain up not in effect.
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Hwy 5 - Coquihalla Highway
Sowaqua (15 km north of Hope): Northbound: Chain up not in effect.
Portia (26 km north of Hope): Northbound: Chain up not in effect.
Box Canyon (33 km north of Hope): Northbound: Chain up not in effect.
Clapperton (6 km north of Merritt): Northbound: Chain up not in effect.

Helmer Brake Check (5 km south of Exit 315 @ Helmer): Southbound: Chain up not in effect.
Zopkios (70 km south of Merritt): Southbound: Chain up not in effect.
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Hwy 6
Silverton Hill @ New Denver: Both directions: Chain up not in effect.
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Hwy 22
Paterson to Rossland: Northbound: Chain up not in effect.
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Hwy 93S
Castle Junction to Radium Hot Springs: Westbound: Chain up not in effect.
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Hwy 97
South Taylor Hill - 800 m south of Taylor: Southbound: Chain up not in effect.
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Highway 97C - Okanagan Connector
Brenda Mines (14 km west of Peachland): Westbound: Chain up not in effect.
Loon Lake (36 km east of Merritt): Eastbound: Chain up not in effect.

 

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