BC Highway 97C Road Conditions for the Okanogan Connector / Coquihalla Connector Road Condition Reports
|Highway 97C (Okanagan Connector). Limited visibility with fog between Junction Hwy 97 and Brenda Mine Rd for 22.9 km (West Kelowna to 10 km east of Pennask Summit). Watch for slippery sections. Compact snow.|
minor weather condition | last updated Sun Dec 3 at 5:25 PM PST.
|Highway 97C (Okanagan Connector). Watch for slippery sections between Trepanier Rd and Eight Mile Rd for 83.0 km (10 km east of Pennask Summit to Merritt). Compact snow.|
minor road condition | last updated Sun Dec 3 at 3:52 PM PST.
|Highway 97C. Watch for slippery sections between Highland Valley Copper Mine and the end of Highway 97C for 49.2 km (Ashcroft).|
minor road condition | last updated Sun Dec 3 at 4:17 PM PST.
The expressway and freeway sections of the highway are known as Okanagan Connector or Coquihalla Connector.
Hwy 97C travels 82 km (51 mi) northwest from Peachland to Aspen Grove, where it converges with Highway 5A.
Highways 97C Okanogan Connector and 5A share the 24 km (15 mi) long route between Aspen Grove and the Coquihalla Highway (Highway 5) at Meritt BC, where Highway 5A continues northeast and Highway 8 begins.
Highways 97C and 8 travel along Nicola Avenue through Merritt and share a 9 km (5.6 mi) concurrency to Lower Nicola, where Highway 8 continues west to Spences Bridge and Highway 97C diverges north.
Hwy 97C travels north for 42 km (26 mi) to Logan Lake. It then travels northwest for 57 km (35 mi) to Ashcroft and then west from Ashcroft BC over to Highway 1.Highway 97C then travels 6 km (4 mi) west from Ashcroft to where it converges with Highway 1, which takes Highway 97C north for its final 5 km (3 mi) to its end at Highway 97 in Cache Creek.