Highway 1 reopened near Golden

Update -- 8:44 p.m.

Highway 1 has been reopened.

Highway 1 is closed in both directions near Golden because of a high avalanche hazard. 

DriveBC is reporting that avalanche control is complete, but natural avalanche activity continues. 

The affected area stretches along highway 1 from Golden to 18 kilometres east of the town.

An assessment is currently in progress. There will be another update at 9 p.m.


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