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Highway Driving Conditions

 

Highway Driving Conditions Report

Updated: Thursday, September 18, 2014 09:33 AM
Updated 7am-10pm, 7 Days a Week as Reports are Received
About The Report Live Highway Cameras
Avalon Eastern Central Western Labrador
Avalon
Route Segment Updated Surface Visibility
TCH St. John's to Salmonier Line Sep. 18, 2014
09:33 AM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

TCH Salmonier Line to Whitbourne Apr. 27, 2014
01:25 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

2 New Gower Street to Legion Road Kelligrews Apr. 27, 2014
01:25 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

60 Conception Bay South to South Apr. 27, 2014
01:25 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

10 St. John's to Peter's River Apr. 27, 2014
01:26 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

90 Salmonier Line to Peter's River Apr. 27, 2014
01:26 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

100 Whitbourne to Branch Apr. 27, 2014
01:26 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

92 Branch to St. Catherine's Apr. 27, 2014
01:26 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

75 Veteran's Memorial Drive Apr. 27, 2014
01:26 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

70 Roaches Line to Old Perlican Apr. 27, 2014
01:26 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

80 Whitbourne to Old Perlican Apr. 27, 2014
01:26 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

Eastern
Route Segment Updated Surface Visibility
TCH Whitbourne to Port Blandford Apr. 27, 2014
01:26 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

TCH Terra Nova National Park Apr. 27, 2014
01:26 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

Comments: The Trans Canada Highway (TCH) within the boundaries of Terra Nova National Park (from approximately Port Blandford to Glovertown) is under the jurisdiction of Parks Canada, Government of Canada.

TCH Glovertown to Gander Apr. 27, 2014
01:26 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

210 Goobies to Swift Current Apr. 27, 2014
01:26 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

210 Swift Current to Marystown Apr. 27, 2014
01:26 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

210 Marystown to Grand Bank (via Garnish) Apr. 27, 2014
01:26 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

220 Grand Bank to Burin (via Lord's Cove) Apr. 27, 2014
01:26 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

230 Clarenville to Bonavista Apr. 27, 2014
01:26 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

Central
Route Segment Updated Surface Visibility
TCH Gander to Grand Falls-Windsor Apr. 27, 2014
01:26 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

TCH Grand Falls-Windsor to Hampden Jct Apr. 27, 2014
01:26 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

320 Gambo to Wesleyville Apr. 27, 2014
01:26 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

330 Gander to Wesleyville Apr. 27, 2014
01:26 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

340 Trans Canada Highway to Twillingate Apr. 27, 2014
01:26 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

350 Trans Canada Highway to Leading Tickles Apr. 27, 2014
01:26 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

360 Trans Canada Highway to Pool's Cove Intersection Apr. 27, 2014
01:26 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

360 Pool's Cove Intersection to Harbour Breton Apr. 27, 2014
01:26 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

370 Badger to Buchans Apr. 27, 2014
01:26 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

380 Triton to Robert's Arm Area Apr. 27, 2014
01:26 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

390 Springdale Road Apr. 27, 2014
01:27 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

410 Baie Verte Peninsula Apr. 27, 2014
01:27 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

Western
Route Segment Updated Surface Visibility
TCH Hampden Jct to Deer Lake Apr. 27, 2014
01:27 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

TCH Deer Lake to Corner Brook Apr. 27, 2014
01:27 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

TCH Corner Brook to Stephenville Access Road Apr. 27, 2014
01:27 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

TCH Stephenville Access Road to Port aux Basques Apr. 27, 2014
01:27 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

460 Stephenville Access Road Apr. 27, 2014
01:27 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

480 Burgeo Highway Apr. 27, 2014
01:27 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

430 Deer Lake to Gros Morne Park (North B) Apr. 27, 2014
01:27 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

430 Gros Morne Park (North B) to Plum Point Apr. 27, 2014
01:27 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

430 Plum Point to St. Anthony Apr. 27, 2014
01:27 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

432 Plum Point to Roddickton Intersection Apr. 27, 2014
01:27 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

432 Roddickton Intersection to St. Anthony Airport Apr. 27, 2014
01:27 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

Labrador
Route Segment Updated Surface Visibility
500 Quebec Border to Wabush Apr. 27, 2014
01:27 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

500 Wabush to Churchill Falls Apr. 27, 2014
01:27 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

500 Churchill Falls to Happy Valley-Goose Bay Apr. 27, 2014
01:27 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

520 Happy Valley-Goose Bay to Northwest River Apr. 27, 2014
01:27 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

510 Quebec Border to Red Bay Apr. 27, 2014
01:27 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

510 Red Bay to Lodge Bay Apr. 27, 2014
01:28 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

510 Lodge Bay to Port Hope Simpson Apr. 27, 2014
01:28 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

510 Port Hope Simpson to Cartwright Junction Apr. 27, 2014
01:28 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

510 Cartwright Junction to Happy Valley - Goose Bay Apr. 27, 2014
01:28 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

513 St. Lewis Access Road Apr. 27, 2014
01:28 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

514 Charlottetown and Pinsent Arm Access Road Apr. 27, 2014
01:28 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

516 Cartwright Access Road Apr. 27, 2014
01:28 PM
Not available Not available
Comments: ***Road Condition Reports will resume in October 2014.***

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About the Conditions Report

The Highway Driving and Road Conditions Report covers the major arteries in all regions of the province during the winter. It provides information on both road surface and driver visibility conditions as reported to our dispatch office by our maintenance supervisors.

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About Updates to the Report

The report is updated seven days a week. During good and fair weather conditions, there are two regularly scheduled updates to the report; early morning at approximately 7:00 a.m. and early afternoon at approximately 2:30 p.m. Follow-up reports will be issued as necessary.

More frequent updates will occur anytime during the day between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. approximately, when information is reported from our maintenance supervisors of a change in weather and/or driving conditions.

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Telephone Numbers

The following numbers are available to speak directly to staff at our dispatch office. Long distance charges may apply if applicable.

AVALON REGION 1-709-729-7669
EASTERN REGION 1-709-466-4160
CENTRAL REGION 1-709-292-4444
WESTERN REGION 1-709-635-4144
LABRADOR REGION 1-709-896-7888
Terra Nova National Park
c/o Parks Canada
1-709-533-2801

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The Weather Network

The Weather Network opens new window cable television channel makes road reports available to viewers. View their Programming Schedule opens new window or check your local TV listings for further information.

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Drive To Road Conditions - Reduce Your Speed

While the road reports are a good general guide to road conditions province-wide, winter driving conditions can change very quickly, especially when dealing with drifting or blowing snow. Drivers should ensure they use extra caution and vigilance on all roads throughout the winter months. Adjust your speed to winter conditions and prepare to drive in winter's worst.

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Studded Tire Regulations

For information on studded tires, view the Studded Tire Regulations or forward questions to the Motor Registration Division of the Department of Government Services.

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Make Informed Travel Decisions

Changing weather patterns and fluctuations in temperature at this time of year can lead to periods of snow covered or icy conditions on our roads.

The men and women of the Department of Transportation and Works will do their best to make the Province's roads safer in winter, but safe winter driving is everyone's responsibility. You must do your part too. It is extremely important that motorists know what conditions are, and make informed travel decisions. Check the conditions before you drive and then if you decide to travel, drive in accordance with weather and road conditions. Snow means slow. You should also keep in mind the department's snow clearing hours of operation.

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Snow Clearing Hours of Operation

Throughout the winter, maintenance supervisors assess road conditions night and day. Maintenance crews report for work between 4:30 a.m. and 6:00 a.m., five days a week, depending on the area of the province. They work until mid-afternoon, unless weather conditions dictate they work additional hours. During storms, plowing continues until 9:30 p.m. or longer until all roads are open to traffic, if the storm is ending. If the snow is continuing, crews normally go home around 10:00 p.m. until 4:30 a.m. or 5:00 a.m. the next day. Between 10:00 p.m. and 4:30 a.m./ 5:00 a.m. crews are generally not in operation, except in emergency situations. During this period, vehicular traffic flow is typically very low.

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Know Before You Go!

Our Live Highway Camera img continue to provide a source of information on current driving conditions and are available for viewing year round.

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Additional Information

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