British Columbia Highway 5A

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Regional Director strictness:

  • Okanagan Similkameen
  • Thompson - Nicola

The Highway 5A in British Columbia, Canada, 176 km long. It serves as an alternative route between Princeton on the Crowsnest Highway and Kamloops. Before completion of the Coquihalla Highway 1986, the route south of Merritt as Highway 5 was performed.


The highway branches off in Princeton at the airport from Highway 3 to the north. At Aspen Grove pushes is 63 km from the east coming Highway 97C on Highway 5A and runs for 24 km along with this up in the center of Merritt; on the way there crosses Highway 5, which runs south to Hope. In Merritt Highway 97C branches to Cache Creek, the first section of Highway 97 is coextensive with Highway 8 to the Spences Bridge. Highway 5A leaves Merritt again to the northwest, crossing a second time Highway 5 and runs along the southern shore of Nicola Lake. From there, the route runs north again and ends after 89 km in Kamloops at the Highways 1, 5 and 97, which are there together.

Pictures of British Columbia Highway 5A