There are reports of a jack-knifed semi-trailer in the median on the QEII, Northbound near Highway 27, East of Olds as well as two more jack-knifed semi-trailers on the QEII, heading Southbound near Highway 582 near Didsbury.
It is being reported that both jack-knifed semis near Didsbury have been moved to the shoulder, however, motorists are asked to exercise caution when driving.
Motorists are also reporting that the QEII North of Didsbury is very icy and there are several more semis in the ditches, while Southbound QEII appears to be at a complete standstill.
Further North the road conditions have deteriorated to the point that Innisfail RCMP is now advising against non-essential travel on the QEIII and Highway due to partly covered snow & icy road conditions and multiple jack-knifed semi-trucks in the area.
Update: Innisfail RCMP are advising against non-essential travel on QEII and Hwy42 due to partly covered snow & icy road conditions and multiple jack-knifed semi's in the area. (6:12am) #ABRoads #ABStorm https://t.co/B8tKaonBSq— 511 Alberta (@511Alberta) December 15, 2023
Sections of the QEII North of Airdrie, between Carstairs and Didsbury are also reported to be slick, with poor visibility due to heavy fog.
Highway 2A towards Carstairs and Didsbury is reported as having poor visibility with icy sections and slush.
Heading towards Calgary city limits, the QEII, Southbound is reported to have some slippery sections, though overall driving conditions are fair.
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