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At around 4:30pm on Hwy 16 – 60 kms out of Prince Rupert this accident took place where the conditions changed suddenly from bare pavement, to ice with water on top of it.  -  photo by Trish Seal
NEWS RELEASE · 17th December 2009
Drive BC
UPDATE As of 10:00 pm Thursday evening highway 16 remains closed. Check Drive BC prior to heading out any direction. Link on right of front page.

Highway 16 is closed in both directions from Prince Rupert to Terrace (140.9 km) because of Freezing Rain.


Highway 37 Both Directions

Freezing Rain from Kitimat to Junction with Highway 16, in Terrace (57.6 km). Travel is not recommended unless absolutely necessary.