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Salmon Arm  

Clean up on Hwy 97A

UPDATE: 4:04 p.m.

Clean up is in progress on Highway 97A south of Sicamous where a mudslide has closed the road in both directions for much of the day.

Drive BC says a geotech assessment has been completed.

A detour is available on Highway 97B and Highway 1.

There is no estimated time of opening. 


UPDATE: 12:10 p.m.

Highway 97A remains closed due to a mudslide.

A Castanet reporter on scene says the slide appears to be small.

The slide pushed out several blocks of the retaining wall and the debris is blocking the northbound lane.


ORIGINAL: 10:30 a.m.

Highway 97A is closed in both directions near Sicamous because of a mudslide.

DriveBC says an assessment is in progress. 

There is a detour available on Highway 97B and Highway 1.

There is no estimated time of reopening.

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