Crews to close Section of Highway 93 between Jasper and Banff due to Winter Storm

“Between 50-80 cm of snow is expected between Tuesday, Nov 30 and Thursday, Dec. 2,” According to 511 Alberta

 

According to 511 Alberta, plans are in place to close Highway 93N from Athabasca Falls to Saskatchewan Crossing from 3 p.m. on Tuesday.

At noon on Thursday, it’s expected the highway will be reopened from Athabasca Falls to Parker Ridge. However, it is expected that Parker Ridge to Saskatchewan Crossing will remain closed until Friday at 4 p.m.

50-80 cm of snow expected to fall by Thursday morning. Wind gusts up to 70 km/h are expected Tuesday night, leading to reduced visibility in blowing snow.

Snow is expected to end Thursday morning.

For a complete list of areas in Alberta under a weather warning, click here.

 

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