MERRITT (NEWS1130) – The Coquihalla Highway is closed due to a high avalanche risk.

Highway 5 is closed until further notice between Hope and Merritt. You can take Highway 1 or 3 to get around the closure.

For up to the minute traffic updates, you can follow us on Twitter @News1130Traffic or subscribe to breaking news alerts sent directly to your inbox. You can also listen live to traffic reports every 10 minutes on the ones.