Travellers dealing with icy highway between Brooks and Bassano

By Charles Lefebvre
December 27, 2018 - 10:19am Updated: December 27, 2018 - 1:47pm

BASSANO, AB — Drivers on the Trans-Canada Highway are being advised to travel with caution due to freezing rain.

According to 511 Alberta, as of 9:50 a.m., Highway 1 from Brooks to Bassano, and Highway 36 north of Brooks are ice-covered due to freezing rain.

511 Alberta is also reporting there is a motor vehicle collision in the eastbound lane of the Trans-Canada Highway near Bassano that is impacting travel.

UPDATE: The collision on eastbound Highway 1 near Bassano was cleared by 11:35 a.m., according to 511 Alberta.

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