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Lillooet slide cleared

UPDATE: 4 p.m.

The landslide west of Lillooet on Highway 40 has been cleared and the route reopened, DriveBC reports.


UPDATE 12:30 p.m.

Highway 40 remains closed in both directions from Gold Bridge to Highway 99 at Lillooet, due to a mudslide.

No detour is available. Estimated time of opening, 5 p.m. 


ORIGINAL: 5:50 a.m.

A mudslide near Lillooet has closed Highway 40.

DriveBC reports the highway is closed in both directions from Gold Bridge to 30 kilometres west of the junction with Highway 99 in Lillooet, a distance of 76.2 km.

No detours are available, and an estimated time of reopening is not yet unavailable.

A scene assessment is in progress. 



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