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Eastside Road reopen in both directions after mudslide

Eastside Road back open

UPDATED: 2:04 p.m.

Eastside Road is back open to traffic, according to AIM Roads.

Travels are advised to proceed through at a reduced speed in the area, as the surface is a bit slick. Crews are on site and working to clean up the remainder of the debris.


ORIGINAL: 11:06 a.m.

AIM Roads is reporting a mudslide has closed Eastside Road between Penticton and Okanagan Falls.

Eastside Road is closed in both directions and travels are advised to detour on Highway 97.

The Mudslide is between Arthur Place and Parsons Road, 1 km north of Okanagan Falls.

The next update from AIM roads is expected at 3 p.m.

The full extent of damage is not known. Castanet will update the status of the highway when more information becomes available.



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