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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

NEW HIGHWAY WEBCAMS HELP YOU KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

VICTORIA – Eight more DriveBC web cameras are now online to help you “know before you go” on British Columbia highways, Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Shirley Bond announced today.

“With these new webcams, motorists know weather and highway conditions and are able to make safe travel plans,” said Bond. “DriveBC now has 175 webcams showing highway conditions throughout the province to help you plan a safe trip.” Five of these latest cameras are in the Lower Mainland, including key Highway 91 East-West Connector) intersections, as well as Highway 99 at 8th Avenue.

“Whether coming home, commuting to work or planning a road trip, you want to do it safely,” said Surrey-White Rock MLA Gordon Hogg. “These new webcams, from right here in White Rock to Richmond and the Interior, provide the information you’ll need to get to your destination.”

The new webcams outside of the Lower Mainland are on Highway 99 at Fountain Valley, just north of Lillooet; on Highway 97A at Spallumcheen, north of Vernon; and on Highway 1 near the 10 Mile Brake Check in the Kicking Horse Canyon.

The webcams are available at www.drivebc.ca and travellers may also call the toll-free DriveBC line at 1 800 550-HWYS (4997). DriveBC also provides travel advisories, road closure information, weather information and other important links.