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Trans-Canada Highway News, Weather, construction and road conditions Updates

Here are the most recent news stories posted for Trans Canada Highway:

Widespread smoke and reduced air quality continues

(Posted:07/02/2015)

SK, MB: A large area of smoke from forest fires over Northern Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories continues to blanket much of Saskatchewan & Manitoba Visibilities have been reduced to less than 2 kilometres in many areas. Significant smoke will persist over most of the province as northwesterly winds continue tonight.

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Severe thunderstorms in teh Dryden, Ignace, and Sioux Lookout area

(Posted:07/02/2015)

ON: Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain. A few thunderstorms rumbling southeastward across the region have some potential to briefly become severe this evening. The main concerns are strong wind gusts and large hail. Frequent lightning and very heavy downpours are also possible. Large hail can damage property and cause injury

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The Longitudinal Centre of Canada

(Posted:06/30/2015)

MB: three in the middle of nowhere, but each claiming to be the geographic centre, one in the middle east-to-west. The Arctic takes up a LOT of area (land and water) and goes WAY north!

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Salmon Arm upgrades to TCH announced

(Posted:06/30/2015)

BC: The first part of the project includes the replacement of the Salmon River Bridge, addition of a frontage road to Salmon River Road via two roundabouts. On the south side, a frontage road will connect to 30th Street SW, access will be improved to First Nations land on 15th Street SW and improvements will be made to the 10th Street intersection. The third part of the project involves four-laning the highway and connecting to First Nations Road with an underpass.

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Air quality alert in much of Saskatchewan & Manitoba due to northern forest fires

(Posted:06/30/2015)

SK/MB: Large area of smoke from forest fires over Northern Saskatchewan and Northwest Territories continues to blanket much of Saskatchewan. Visibilities have been reduced to less than 2 km in many areas especially in Central and Northern Saskatchewan.

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Extreme cold & Wiindchill warning along TCH from Regina to Kenora

(Posted:12/29/2014)

SK,MB,ON: temperatures & windchills in the -30 and -40 range between Regina, SK and Kenora, ON for today. Caution is advised

UPDATE: Trans Canada near Revelstoke reopens following crash

(Posted:12/28/2014)

BC: KAMLOOPS – A serious car crash closed the Trans Canada between Craigellachie and Revelstoke for most of the day Saturday. The highway was closed in both directions with eastbound traffic held in Sicamous, according to Drive B.C.

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Crash closes Trans-Canada west of Revelstoke

(Posted:12/27/2014)

BC: According to DriveBC, the incident took place on the Trans-Canada Highway between Revelstoke and Craigellachie on Saturday at around 1 p.m. The latest update from DriveBC, posted at 3:02 p.m., says an RCMP collision analyst was heading to the scene and that the highway is expected to re-open sometime between 8:30 p.m. and 12:30 a.m.

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Arctic Cold weather arriving across much of BC

(Posted:12/27/2014)

BC: Cold Arctic air spreading across the interior Sunday. A strong ridge of high pressure from Yukon will advance towards the British Columbia Interior on Sunday morning. The cold Arctic air associated with this ridge will spread from north to south on Sunday, with temperatures lowering at least 10 degrees below seasonal normal persist for several days.

Snowfall warning for Agawa, Searchmont, and Sault Ste Marie

(Posted:12/27/2014)

ON: Snowfall, with total amounts of about 15 cm is expected. A low pressure system currently located over Wisconsin will track across Sault Ste. Marie this afternoon before reaching Quebec this evening. A band of heavy snow is expected to fall along a line extending north of Sault Ste. Marie tapering off this evening. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow.

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