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8:57 a.m. update: The road is now expected to open sometime between 4-10 p.m. on Tuesday. In the meantime, a detour is available on Highway 1 through Salmon Arm.
6:42 a.m. update: DriveBC states Highway 97A could be open between 2 and 6 p.m. July2.
9:17 p.m. update: DriveBC says Highway 97A is still closed. The next update will be at 2 a.m. July 2.
7:26 p.m.: Highway 97A is closed in both directions 2 km north of Grindrod because of a wash out.
DriveBC says there is no estimated time of opening, an assessment is in progress.
A detour available, take Highway 1 through Salmon Arm then Highway 97B through Salmon Arm.
Updated on Mon Jul 1 at 7:01 p.m.
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