Rockfall east of Golden closes Trans-Canada Highway

Rockfall closes Hwy 1

The Trans-Canada Highway is closed this evening due to significant rockfall on the highway east of Golden.

DriveBC reports the highway has been closed in both directions since about 6 p.m.

Ministry of Transportation photos show rock covering the roadway.

The incident is between Golden Donald Upper Road and the west boundary of Yoho National Park, about four kilometres east of Golden.

No detour is available.

An assessment is in progress, and DriveBC is expected to update as the situation changes.

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