Blackfalds RCMP recommend not travelling on the QE2 from Blackfalds to Red Deer due to icy roads and several vehicles in the ditch. Avoid both north and southbound lanes. Photo by Renee Cunnington

RCMP: Avoid driving on the QE2 from Blackfalds to Red Deer

The highway lanes near Ponoka are slick due to wintry weather

Blackfalds RCMP recommend motorists avoid driving on the QE2 altogether.

Police issued an advisory Sunday to avoid the areas from Blackfalds to Red Deer in both north and southbound lanes. Traffic is at a stand still.

T1qwshere were several collisions in the areas including a super B semi tractor near the Blindman River on the QE2.

According to 511 Alberta there are numerous collisions in the area affecting traffic.

Read More: Winter road conditions cause multiple accidents on the QE2

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