BC Highway 93 – Road Conditions report from USA Hwy 93 Montana through BC to Highway 1 Alberta.
|Highway 93. Winter driving conditions between BC/US Border and Mission Ft Steele Rd for 36.7 km (British Columbia and Montana Border to 25 km north of Grasmere).|
minor weather condition | last updated Mon Feb 6 at 12:03 PM MST.
|Highway 93, southbound. Utility work between Stanley St and Radium Hill Rd for 3.1 km (Radium Hot Springs). Until Mon Feb 6. From 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM MST daily. All lanes blocked.|
minor construction | last updated Fri Jan 20 at 11:16 AM MST.
|Highway 93. Watch for slippery sections between Radium Hill Rd and the end of Highway 93 for 94.4 km (Radium Hot Springs to British Columbia and Alberta Border).|
minor road condition | last updated Mon Feb 6 at 7:05 PM MST.
Radium Hotsprings Northbound – Hwy 93/95 roundabout, at Radium Hot Springs, looking northbound on Hwy 95.
Radium Hotsprings Eastbound – Hwy 93/95 roundabout, at Radium Hot Springs, looking eastbound on Hwy 93.
Radium Hotsprings Southbound – Hwy 93/95 roundabout, at Radium Hot Springs, looking southbound on Hwy 93/95.
Panorama West – On Toby Creek Road at Panorama Fire Hall, near Springs Creek Rd, looking to the west.
Panorama East – On Toby Creek Road at Panorama Fire Hall, near Springs Creek Rd, looking to the east.
Canal Flats – Hwy 93 at Burns Avenue, looking south on Highway 93.
Wasa – Hwy 93/95 at junction of Hwy 95A, looking to the north.
Highway 93 is a north–south route through the southeastern part of British Columbia, in the Regional District of East Kootenay and takes its number from U.S. Highway 93 that it connects with at the Canada–United States border. It follows the Crowsnest Highway (Highway 3) and Highway 95 through Radium Hot Springs and to where it crosses the Continental Divide into Alberta at Vermilion Pass, where it continues as Alberta Highway 93. The section between the Canada-U.S. border and the Crowsnest Highway is known as the Elko–Roosville Highway, the section between the Crowsnest Highway and Radium Hot Springs is known as the Kootenay–Columbia Highway, while the section east of Radium Hot Springs is known as the Banff–Windermere Parkway.
From the international border crossing at Roosville, the 321 km (199 mi) long Highway 93 parallels the eastern shore of Lake Koocanusa for 36 km (22 mi) to where it meets the Crowsnest Highway (Highway 3) at Elko. Highway 3 carries Highway 93 west for 53 km (33 mi) to where it is handed off to Highway 95 just south of Fort Steele. Highway 95 carries Highway 93 north for another 134 km (83 mi) along the Kootenay River and the Columbia River passing through Wasa, Canal Flats, Fairmont Hot Springs and Invermere to Radium Hot Springs, where Highway 95 diverges north towards Golden.
Highway 93 leaves the concurrence and proceeds east from Radium Hot Springs for about 1.3 km (0.8 mi) to the western gate of Kootenay National Park. Through the park, the highway travels northeast along the Kootenay and Vermilion rivers for 93 km (58 mi) to Vermilion Pass and the Alberta border, where it is continues as Alberta Highway 93. After crossing the border, the highway continues for another 11 km (7 mi) to meet the Trans-Canada Highway (Alberta Highway 1) near Castle Junction.