UPDATE Didsbury RCMP say Highway 2 southbound open, still horrible

UPDATE Didsbury RCMP say Highway 2 southbound open, still horrible

UPDATE RCMP say Hwy#2 has ‘extreme winter driving conditions’

UPDATE

Traffic flow has resumed on Highway 2 southbound and is no longer being diverted.

Extreme winter driving conditions continue to affect travel on Highway 2 north and south of Calgary. Travel is still not recommended.

ORIGINAL STORY

Didsbury RCMP – RCMP are asking motorists to avoid travel due to extreme winter driving conditions. At this time, there is a multi-vehicle collision which has resulted in the southbound lanes of Highway 2 being impassable. All southbound traffic on Highway 2 is being diverted at Township Road 582 (Didsbury overpass).

Northbound lanes remain open however road and weather conditions are very bad and travel is not recommended.

All roads and highways in southern Alberta are currently experiencing extreme winter driving conditions. RCMP are asking any non-essential travel be postponed until conditions improve.

-RCMP K Division