Flood Watch Warning and Closures

The evacuation alert for Yarrow and Majuba Hill has been lifted, except for nine properties, which are still under evacuation order. (Details)

NOTE: There is no access into Abbotsford through Yarrow at this time.

City of Chilliwack Nov. 19, 2021 @ 11:20am - Situation Update

In Mayor Popove’s video update, he reminds residents that while flooding in Abbotsford has the potential to impact Yarrow, the situation is not the same in our community. Our engineers are monitoring the situation in Abbotsford around the clock and are up-to-date on water levels, dike failures in Abbotsford, the status of the measures Abbotsford is taking, and the Abbotsford pump station. For more details, watch the video above or at https://youtu.be/6EkDl_yQBsA.


Road Closures 

City crews are in the field doing sector checks and reporting on road closures. The following list of full and partial road closures will be updated as more information is available.

  • Vedder Mtn Road: full closure between Cultus Lake Road and Giesbrecht, November 22 – 27 for culvert Installation, slope stabilization, and urgent road reconstruction due to the recent landslide
  • Majuba Hill Road: open to local traffic only, single lane traffic (expect long delays).
  • Karson Road and Robinson Road: open to local traffic only; single lane alternating; please expect long delays.
  • Marble Hill Road at Ramsay: open to local traffic only.

Roads Reopened

  • Bowman Road: open
  • Thornton Road: open
  • Ryder Lake Road from Elkview Road to Ross Road: open
  • Elk View Road from Bailey Road to Ryder Lake Road: open
  • Keith Wilson Road: open - no access to Abbotsford.
  • Elk View Road: open from Ryder Lake Road intersection (at the 3-way stop) to the second Ryder Lake Road.
  • Bailey Road at the intersection of Lindell Road: open Nov. 19 after 6pm, closed Nov. 20 from 7am – 5pm
  • Bailey from Prest to Elk View: open
  • Airport Road /Broadway: open
  • Angela Avenue/ Dinah Avenue/ Darlene Avenue: open
  • Charles Street at Chilliwack Central Road: open
  • Chilliwack Mountain Road: open
  • Darlene Avenue at Broadway: open
  • Elkview Road /Haley Road: open
  • Old Orchard Road: open
  • Prairie Central Road /Patterson Road: open
  • Prairie Central at Upper Prairie: open
  • Prairie Central Road east of the Prest Roundabout: open with single lane traffic
  • Thornton Road /Extrom Road: open
  • Upper Prairie Road/Chilliwack Central Road: open
  • Upper Prairie Road /Patterson Road: open
  • Vedder Road at Petawawa: open
  • Yale Road /Prest Road: open

Please respect barricades and road closures. Use extreme caution when water is on the road.

Emergency Support Services Reception Centre

As of November 26, 2021, the Emergency Support Services Reception Centre will be located at the Neighbourhood Learning Centre at Chilliwack Secondary School (46361 Yale Road) for anyone needing immediate assistance. The centre will be open 8:30 am - 6 pm daily.

November 25: The reception centre is located at Evergreen Hall today (9291 Corbould Street).

Housing Support for Evacuees

Tourism Chilliwack has partnered with the Chilliwack Chamber in supporting the City and Reception Centre with housing evacuees and all guests finding themselves without shelter in Chilliwack. If you or someone you know is in need of housing, please call 604.392.1183 between 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM to request assistance. Residents who have extra space available and are willing to assist those requiring shelter can contact Leanna at the Chilliwack Chamber via email leanna@chilliwackchamber.com to register.

*Please note, Tourism Chilliwack and the Chilliwack Chamber are not able to perform background checks on residents or evacuees at this time. Any participants taking part in this initiative do so at their own risk.

Essential Goods and Travel

Please refer to the provincial website EmergencyInfoBC for updates regarding travel and the transportation of goods. Essential goods are coming. Be patient. Buy only what you need. Please avoid non-essential travel. If you must travel, check DriveBC for highway updates.

Volunteers

Thanks to the overwhelming support from our community, we are fully staffed with volunteers at this time. If we need more volunteers, those who gave us their information will be contacted. We appreciate your support! More ways to support the community can be found under "How You Can Help".

Situation Updates

Situation updates regarding flooding in Chilliwack in November 2021.

Affected City Services

A list of City services impacted by flooding.

How You Can Help

Information about how you can help support recovery efforts after the November 2021 flooding.

Resources for Residents Impacted by Flooding

The lingering effects of unexpected emergencies and disasters are different for everyone. Knowing what to do after an emergency can help reduce stress and aid in a quicker recovery.

Roadwork Project Updates

Photos and updates on road repairs following the extreme weather event in November 2021.