October 20 Update

Thanks to Randy Perazzo for the latest Hurley Update: The Lillooet River portion is still horrendous. The Pemberton side up to Semiphore Lake trail head at the summit is not in very good condition and very rough. Semiphore to the 20km marker on the Gold Bridge side has been graded where needed and is in good condition. From 20km to Gold Bridge has not been graded.

This site is based on Hurley driver updates so please email new road conditions to info@bridgerivervalley.ca or post in the comments below.

If you choose to drive the Hurley at this time of the year be prepared to experience all kinds of weather and winter driving conditions.  Winter driving skills, 4×4, chains and good snow tires are essential for travel.  A survival/safety kit are good things to carry in your truck.   Conditions can change fast at anytime up there with the fluctuating temperatures & weather.  Current conditions may not be reported on this site.  Have a safe drive!

The cranberries are being harvested in the Upper Pemberton Meadows and the fields of red are spectacular!

Cranberry Harvest in the Pemberton Meadows

Cranberry Harvest in the Pemberton Meadows

 

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Maintenance Update

The Hurley is really rough right now with washboards and huge potholes.  A grader, water truck, & pack will be working from the Pemberton end of the Hurley.  This is planned for next week.   They will touch up the switchbacks and grade up the road for approximately 7 days.  Expect to see crews and potentially flag people and please drive slow and give them space.

The Lillooet River FSR has been reported to have many and large potholes.  This is a different office than the Hurley, can you please email your concerns to Malcolm Schulz. 604 898-2139, Malcolm.Schulz@gov.bc.ca.

The Hope Creek to Gwenyth Lake section also has some sections with potholing.  This section is currently under an industrial user, Interwest Timber Ltd.  FLNRO officials have advised them that it needs to be graded.

This site is based on Hurley driver updates so please email new road conditions to info@bridgerivervalley.ca or post in the comments below.

If you choose to drive the Hurley at this time of the year be prepared to experience all kinds of weather and winter driving conditions.  Winter driving skills, 4×4, chains and good snow tires are essential for travel.  A survival/safety kit are good things to carry in your truck.   Conditions can change fast at anytime up there with the fluctuating temperatures & weather.  Current conditions may not be reported on this site.  Have a safe drive!

Grading the Hurley

Grading the Hurley

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Oct 10 Update

The Hurley is back to being snow free with lots of potholes. Thanks to Sue and Phil for the latest photo taken at the summit.

This site is based on Hurley driver updates so please email new road conditions to info@bridgerivervalley.ca or post in the comments below.

If you choose to drive the Hurley at this time of the year be prepared to experience all kinds of weather and winter driving conditions.  Winter driving skills, 4×4, chains and good snow tires are essential for travel.  A survival/safety kit are good things to carry in your truck.   Conditions can change fast at anytime up there with the fluctuating temperatures & weather.  Current conditions may not be reported on this site.  Have a safe drive!

Hurley Summit Oct 9

Hurley Summit Oct 9

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Thanksgiving Snow Clearing

The grader has finished clearing snow on the Hurley. There are some slippery sections so drive with caution. Thanks to Randy Perazzo for the update and photo taken at 18km on the Pemberton side. Happy Thanksgiving!

This site is based on Hurley driver updates so please email new road conditions to info@bridgerivervalley.ca or post in the comments below.

If you choose to drive the Hurley at this time of the year be prepared to experience all kinds of weather and winter driving conditions.  Winter driving skills, 4×4, chains and good snow tires are essential for travel.  A survival/safety kit are good things to carry in your truck.   Conditions can change fast at anytime up there with the fluctuating temperatures & weather.  Current conditions may not be reported on this site.  Have a safe drive!

 

Hurley snow clearing on Oct 6

Hurley snow clearing on Oct 6

 

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Thanksgiving Update

Update from later Thursday night: Reports of the track being icy and a vehicle sliding off and getting stuck.

Came over the Hurley tonight with 12-14 inches at the summit. A grader is working on snow clearing and should have it cleared by tomorrow, they are 4km from the summit. Thanks to Barbara Engstrom for the photos and update. Happy Thanksgiving!

This site is based on Hurley driver updates so please email new road conditions to info@bridgerivervalley.ca or post in the comments below.

If you choose to drive the Hurley at this time of the year be prepared to experience all kinds of weather and winter driving conditions.  Winter driving skills, 4×4, chains and good snow tires are essential for travel.  A survival/safety kit are good things to carry in your truck.   Conditions can change fast at anytime up there with the fluctuating temperatures & weather.  Current conditions may not be reported on this site.  Have a safe drive!

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Hurley Summit Oct 5

Hurley Summit Oct 5

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12-14 inches at the summit

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October 2 Snow Update

Thanks to Oben Hart for the latest Hurley update and photos.

We drove the Hurley this morning around 7am from Gold Bridge to Pemberton. We got through fine in our truck without chains, but the road condition worsens the further you get from Gold Bridge. The initial stretch was ploughed yesterday due to some resource activity. Past about the halfway point, there’s been no maintenance, with more snow and a less-travelled tire track.

If you choose to drive the Hurley at this time of the year be prepared to experience all kinds of weather and winter driving conditions.  Winter driving skills, 4×4, chains and good snow tires are essential for travel.  A survival/safety kit are good things to carry in your truck.   Conditions can change fast at anytime up there with the fluctuating temperatures & weather.  Current conditions may not be reported on this site.  This site is based on Hurley driver updates so please email new road conditions to info@bridgerivervalley.ca or post in the comments below.  Have a safe drive!

Gold Bridge side of the Hurley with recent plowing

Gold Bridge side of the Hurley with recent plowing

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Hurley summit snow 7.30am Tuesday

Hurley summit snow 7.30am Tuesday

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September Snow

Heavy snow in the valley Sunday and overnight and reports of up to a foot of snow on the Hurley and lots of trees down. Several people tried to make it across this morning and turned around because of all the trees down. Send in your photos and updates if you make it over! Thanks to Justin Bones for the photo of the trees down by Green Mt taken at 5.30am this morning.

If you choose to drive the Hurley at this time of the year be prepared to experience all kinds of weather and winter driving conditions.  Winter driving skills, 4×4, chains and good snow tires are essential for travel.  A survival/safety kit are good things to carry in your truck.   Conditions can change fast at anytime up there with the fluctuating temperatures & weather.  Current conditions may not be reported on this site.  This site is based on Hurley driver updates so please email new road conditions to info@bridgerivervalley.ca or post in the comments below.  Have a safe drive!

Heavy snow and trees down

Heavy snow and trees down

Hurley summit on September 30 before most of the snow fell overnight

Hurley summit on September 30 before most of the snow fell overnight

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August Grading Update

Thanks to Debbie Demare for the latest update and video: Road is graded Gold Bridge to Hope Creek. Grader is working on the Pemberton side. Lower switchbacks are done. Lillooet River FSR also in great shape. Don’t forget about the Slow Food Cycle road closure on Sunday.

This site is based on Hurley driver updates so please email new road conditions to info@bridgerivervalley.ca or post in the comments below. Support this website and order your Hurley t-shirts, bumper stickers, can coolers & trucker hats in 3 colours – green/white, black/gold, pink/grey  Click here to purchase Hurley merchandise.  Thank you for your road updates and support!

August 17 Hurley Video

 

 

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Slow Food Cycle Road Closure

The annual Pemberton Slow Food Cycle is on Sunday August 19 and will impact Hurley drivers with a road closure. Once again this year, in the interest of participant safety, Pemberton Meadows Road will be closed to vehicle traffic from 10am – 3pm on Sunday for the Slow Food Cycle Sunday event. The road will remain open for slow moving farm vehicles.

From 9am-10am and from 3pm onward the road will be shared by vehicle traffic and bike traffic. The speed limit along Pemberton Meadows Road will be reduced to 30 km/hr. Please share the road and respect each other’s goals to ensure a fun and safe day for all.

This site is based on Hurley driver updates so please email new road conditions to info@bridgerivervalley.ca or post in the comments below. Support this website and order your Hurley t-shirts, bumper stickers, can coolers & trucker hats in 3 colours – green/white, black/gold, pink/grey  Click here to purchase Hurley merchandise.  Thank you for your road updates and support!

Pemberton Slow Food Cycle

Pemberton Slow Food Cycle

 

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Active Logging

Interwest has recommenced logging in the Hope Creek area off of the Hurley Rd.

They will be hauling two loads per day eastbound down the Hurley out Rd. 40 out to Lillooet.  Radio Channel RR3 to Bridge Main FSR.

They will also be hauling two loads per day westbound down the Hurley and out to Squamish. Radio Channel RR6 to Lillooet River FSR.

Estimated haul start times is 4:00 am and 11:00 am. Drive with your headlights on and stay on your side of the road.

This site is based on Hurley driver updates so please email new road conditions to info@bridgerivervalley.ca or post in the comments below. Support this website and order your Hurley t-shirts, bumper stickers, can coolers & trucker hats in 3 colours – green/white, black/gold, pink/grey  Click here to purchase Hurley merchandise.  Thank you for your road updates and support!

 

 

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July Long Weekend Update

The Hurley was graded last week which exposes new sharp rocks and there are reports of lots of flat tires so be prepared! It will be a busy weekend on the Hurley so drive safe and stay on your side of the road. If someone is behind you and wants to pass, please pull over and let them pass safely.

Thanks to Debbie Demare for the lastest update and photos.  The Lillooet FSR gate is open past the Hurley turn off which was closed for a washout last week. Watch for nasty potholes on the paved section after you turn off the Pemberton Meadows Road. The winter washout on the section past the Tenquille Branch is currently being repaired.

This site is based on Hurley driver updates so please email new road conditions to info@bridgerivervalley.ca or post in the comments below. Support this website and order your Hurley t-shirts, bumper stickers, can coolers & trucker hats in 3 colours – green/white, black/gold, pink/grey  Click here to purchase Hurley merchandise.  Thank you for your road updates and support!

Fixing the winter washout near the Tenquille Branch

Fixing the winter washout near the Tenquille Branch

Nasty potholes before the Lillooet River Bridge

Nasty potholes before the Lillooet River Bridge

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June 13 Grading Update

Thanks to Debbie Demare for the latest Hurley update from Wednesday morning. Three degrees and raining. Grader from Donnelly Creek towards summit working.  Otherwise pretty good shape. Maybe 7 out of 10. Washout from last November passable but not back to previous shape. I’ll follow up on that one otherwise switchbacks headed to Pemberton in good condition.

This site is based on Hurley driver updates so please email new road conditions to info@bridgerivervalley.ca or post in the comments below. Support this website and order your Hurley t-shirts, bumper stickers, can coolers & trucker hats in 3 colours – green/white, black/gold, pink/grey  Click here to purchase Hurley merchandise.  Thank you for your road updates and support!

June 13 grading in progress

June 13 grading in progress

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June 9 Update

The Hurley is being graded and the grader is working from the Pemberton side and as of last night was at the 6km marker. Thanks to Randy Perazzo for the update.

The East Hurley  avalanche site has been cleared. The large culvert which periodically washes out (near the Interwest logging site from 2 years ago) is fine at the moment. The small culvert crossing 1km in from the steel bridge was blocked last fall and flooded the road. It has now been cleared out and the road bed raised and it’s flowing as it should be. Interior Road and Ministry of Transportation have been notified that the road needs to be graded and other basic maintenance to occur. This request will be followed up on.

This site is based on Hurley driver updates so please email new road conditions to info@bridgerivervalley.ca or post in the comments below. Support this website and order your Hurley t-shirts, bumper stickers, can coolers & trucker hats in 3 colours – green/white, black/gold, pink/grey  Click here to purchase Hurley merchandise.  Thank you for your road updates and support!

East Hurley Avalanche Site

East Hurley Avalanche Site

East Hurley culvert

East Hurley culvert

East Hurley road rebuild

East Hurley road rebuild

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June 2 Update

Thanks to Pat Mulrooney for the latest Hurley update of the road being dry and smooth sailing and photo from the summit. Thanks to Quinn for sending in the photo of the moose!

This site is based on Hurley driver updates so please email new road conditions to info@bridgerivervalley.ca or post in the comments below. Support this website and order your Hurley t-shirts, bumper stickers, can coolers & trucker hats in 3 colours – green/white, black/gold, pink/grey  Click here to purchase Hurley merchandise.  Thank you for your road updates and support!

Hurley moose. Photo by Quinn Workun

Hurley moose. Photo by Quinn Workun

Hurley summit. Photo by Pat Mulrooney

Hurley summit. Photo by Pat Mulrooney

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May 21 Conditions

The snow that was on the road surface has melted over the weekend. Thanks to Danny Bell for the update.

Support this website and order your Hurley t-shirts, bumper stickers, can coolers & trucker hats in 3 colours – green/white, black/gold, pink/grey  Click here to purchase Hurley merchandise.  Thank you for your road updates and support! Send road updates to info@bridgerivervalley.ca

Hurley Conditions May 21

Hurley Conditions May 21

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