One of two new DriveBC webcams at Clearwater faces west (south towards the roundabout on Highway 5. The second faces east (north) towards Kal Tire.

One of two new DriveBC webcams at Clearwater faces west (south towards the roundabout on Highway 5. The second faces east (north) towards Kal Tire.

New webcams in Clearwater overlook roundabout

Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure recently installed two DriveBC webcams near the roundabout in Clearwater

The Times

Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure recently installed two new DriveBC webcams near the roundabout on Highway 5 in Clearwater.

The cameras became active on or before Dec. 20.

The first faces west (south towards the roundabout on Highway 5 while the second faces east (north) towards Kal Tire.

The new webcams at the Clearwater roundabout join other DriveBC webcams already in place along Yellowhead Highway 5 at Lempriere, Blue River, Messiter Summit, Wire Cache, Little Fort and Barriere.

The DriveBC website was launched in 2005 and is now the government of B.C.’s most popular website.

It receives an average of 2.9 million visits per month.

The website offers a number of other online tools that provide up-to-date information on traffic, weather and road conditions.

There are more than 250 B.C. highway webcams on the DriveBC network.