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Highways moving again

UPDATE: 5:55 p.m.

Traffic is again moving on Highways north of Vernon.

Drive BC is reporting that the semi-truck incident on Highway 97A 16 km north of Enderby is cleared.

Highway 1 is cleared between East Boundary of Mount Revelstoke National Park and Albert Canyon Rd. Traffic is moving in both directions. 

Highway 1 is now single-lane alternating 25 km west of Revelstoke.


UPDATE: 4:32 p.m.

Drivers are having a difficult time on the Highways north of Vernon. Two separate accidents have closed Highway 1 on either side of Revelstoke.

And a new accident between Grinrod and Sicamous has Highway 97A closed. The incident is roughly 16 km North of Enderby between Zettergreen Rd. and Riverside Rd.

Drivers are being urged to use caution. Expect delays. 


UPDATE: 4:10 p.m.

Drive BC is reporting that two motor vehicle incidents on either side of  Revelstoke has Highway 1 closed in two locations. 

A Vehicle incident 25 km west of Revelstoke has the highway closed. Crews are currently assessing the situation. 

And, Drive BC is reporting another vehicle incident is the cause of a closure between East Boundry of Mount Revelstoke National Park and Albert Canyon Rd.

Estimated time of re-opening of that closure is 4:30 p.m.


UPDATE: 4:02 p.m.

Highway 1 is closed in both directions west of Revelstoke.

Drive BC is reporting the closure is due to a vehicle incident between East Boundry of Mount Revelstoke National Park and Albert Canyon Rd.

Estimated time of re-opening is 4:30 p.m.


UPDATE: 3:49 p.m.

Traffic is not moving on Highway 1 west of Revelstoke. An earlier incident has the highway closed in both directions. 

Drive BC webcams show traffic backing up in both directions. 

Early information suggests that a semi truck has rolled over. Emergency responders have been dispatched. 

Castanet will have more information as it becomes available.


UPDATE: 3:39 p.m.

Highway 1 west of Revelstoke is closed due to a incident with a semi truck. 

​Castanet will have more information as it becomes available.

#BCHwy1 west of #Revelstoke is closed due to a vehicle incident. Assesment is in progress. Please check https://t.co/WY3Exj93rl for updates. @DriveBC @RevelstokeMTNR pic.twitter.com/CLDBjyazxP


ORIGINAL: 3:30 p.m.

Emergency responders are en route to the scene of an incident on Highway 1 west of Revelstoke involving a semi. 

Early reports suggest it was a rollover. 

No word on injuries or a cause. 

Drive BC is reporting on Twitter that traffic in both directions is affected. 

Persistent snowfall on the mountain passes the past two days has made for treacherous road conditions. 

Drivers are being urged to use caution.

Castanet will have more information as it becomes available.

 



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