Hurley Road Updates

Road Condition Updates

Summer Update

The contest for the first Hurley trip of the season photo contest has closed and you can vote on your favourite entry on the Bridge River Valley Facebook page. Fire Danger is extreme and there is a total fire ban which means no campfires, fireworks, bear bangers and no tossing cigarette butts!  Be aware that … Continue reading »

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Grading update

Hurley has been graded in the middle.  Lower switchbacks and Gwenyth Lake to Gold Bridge still waiting to be done. The grader is still up there working. Watch for rocks turned up by grading which can cause flat tires. See if you can spot the Larch trees on the west side of Hurley. Larch is … Continue reading »

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Grading Update

The grader will be starting work on the Hurley on Tuesday. Work will start on the Gold Bridge side at 3.5km and will go towards the Pemberton side. Watch out for the grader working signs for the location of the grader and please drive with caution around the grader and give the operator space to … Continue reading »

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Active Logging on the Hurley

Aspen Planers will be commencing log hauling on the Bridge River Main and then down the Hurley FSR to the bridge and onto Rd. 40 starting almost immediately. This will continue to approximately one month (mid-July).  You may see loaded and unloaded logging trucks pretty much anytime during the day starting early through to late … Continue reading »

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Lillooet River FSR Upgrades

Good news about some upcoming maintenance.  The section of paved road from the Pemberton Meadows Road to the Lillooet River Bridge that is covered in large pot holes will be repaved in the upcoming weeks. Any road closures for the re-paving will be posted as we hear about them. Please drive slow past the workers … Continue reading »

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Road Closure Saturday June 3rd

The Hurley will be closed from 11am to noon on Saturday June 3rd around the 17km bridge for road work.  Please drive slow through the construction area before and after the closure. The road is muddy and rough and will be graded soon. The East Hurley is also open. Take your time and enjoy the … Continue reading »

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Hurley is open!

Snow clearing on the Hurley was completed this afternoon. Streams are running high up there and there is also still the potential for Green Mountain avalanche to come down so there is no stopping between 9 km and 13 km on the Gold Bridge side. Expect muddy and icy patches and watch out for oncoming … Continue reading »

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Hurley Opening Update 4

Tom is out to around 34 km from Gold Bridge. He’s into the deep and hard snow now. We are expecting the road will be opened early next week sometime. Thanks to machine operator Tom Illidge for the update and photos of his work day yesterday. More updates will be posted as they come in.

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Hurley Opening Update 3

Winter is holding on at the Hurley summit and there is still 5.5 feet of snow up there!  Snow removal will start on Thursday from the Gold Bridge side and we expect the road to be open sometime the week of May 29th. Another update will be made when the actual date of opening is … Continue reading »

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Hurley Opening Update 2

UPDATE Friday 19th – The deck replacement work on the steel bridge has been completed. There are reports that someone on a side by side got stuck in the snow and had to leave their vehicle on the Pemberton side. The temps are warming up and the snow is rotten and deep so please do … Continue reading »

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Hurley Opening update

Rain is expected on the Hurley Thurs/Friday and the FLNRO avy technician analysis is if the Green Mtn avy path’s don’t come down then,  the risk is about the same as driving on the Duffy  i.e. lower. They feel that crews doing road work can travel in and out at that point more safely. The … Continue reading »

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Hurley Spring Update

Lots of people are asking if the Hurley is passable with a truck and the answer is no not yet!  We are expecting an opening update later this week after the avalanche conditions have been assessed. Most of the Green Mountain slide paths did not slide naturally and the avalanche danger is rated at considerable … Continue reading »

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Hurley Closed for the Winter

Thanks to Kathy from Backcountry Snowcats for this update. Snow is deep on the road and it is closed to trucks for the season and snowmobile traffic has started. The big rock is still on the road and will be hard to see in some conditions once it is covered in snow. Sledders watch out … Continue reading »

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Snow Update Nov 20

As of 1:15pm Sunday Nov 20  the big rock is still on the road. The summit has 25-30 cm and was 0 deg at 1:30. Road is very passable. Snow from Goldbridge to halfway down to Tenquile turnoff. Thanks to Randy Perazzo for the update and photos! This site is based on Hurley driver updates … Continue reading »

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Snow Update Nov 18

Hurley summit Friday Nov 18 2.30pm. The temp was -3.  About 15cm of snow on the sides.  The big rock is still on the road and the road is a bit icy in that area. Thanks to Randy Perazzo for the update and photo. This site is based on Hurley driver updates so please email … Continue reading »

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