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Mudslide closes highway

UPDATE: 8:22 p.m.

Highway 3 remains closed in both directions 10 km west of Creston because of a mudslide.

There will be a geotechnical assessment at first light.

An alternate route is available via Highway 3A and Kootenay Lake Ferry, with an estimated travel time of 2.5 hours


A mudslide has completely closed Highway 3, west of Creston, Saturday afternoon.

The slide occurred at about 4:00 Saturday, 14 kilometres west of the Creston.

DriveBC is warning motorists to expect about an hour delay.  



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