Update July 20 , 2023 15:30- Young Creek Wildfire - HWY 20 Road Closure


HWY 20 Update

UPDATE:  July 20 - Highway 20 Road Closure - Due to Increased wildfire behavior at Young Creek fire.

Check DriveBC for next updates; next update is July 21 at 12:00pm (noon).

Stranded Travelers:

For Emergency Support Services in the Bella Coola Valley, please call 1-250-982-0062.

For Emergency Support Services in the Williams Lake area, please call 1-250-267-4861

Update July 17, 16:50 : The 6 PM Leaving from Bella Coola and the 7 PM from Anahim Lake has been Cancelled

There will be three ( 3) openings of HWY 20 in both directions, with a pilot car, this afternoon July 17th, 2023. We ask that those not residing in the valley or without an extended stay, travel during the provided openings.

The current schedule for both directions is:
Leaving Bella Coola (From the Avalanche gate) at 2, 4, and 6 pm.
Leave Anahim Lake (From the Avalanche gate) at 3,5, and 7pm.
Closed overnight.

Be aware road can change at a moment's notice and the road could close with little warning. Essential travel only.

If you are in need of Emergency Support Services or to contact the Emergency Operations Centre 250-982-0062

For the most up-to -date information on road conditions please check DriveBC

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