District of Kitimat crews are out sanding and plowing (Christian Apostolovski/Black Press Media)

Travel advisory in effect for Hwy 37S

Freezing rain is causing travel to be dangerous along the route

Freezing rain is causing some slippery road conditions around Kitimat, according to DriveBC.

Northwest B.C. experienced a dump of snow over the weekend followed by freezing rain, causing icy conditions.

A DriveBC travel advisory is in effect for Hwy 37S between Terrace and Kitimat. Those that do have to travel are asked to exercise caution or make alternative plans where possible.

According to the District of Kitimat’s Facebook page crews are plowing and sanding in an attempt to make travel around town safer.

Residents are asked to be careful on sidewalks and roads.

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