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Slides, washouts all over

UPDATE: 8:25 a.m.

DriveBC reports the washout at Cache Creek is now clear.


ORIGINAL: 6:50 a.m.

Mudslides and washouts continue to cause havoc on highways from Cherryville to Cache Creek.

DriveBC is reporting this morning that Highway 6 is closed in both directions eight kilometres east of Cherryville due to a large washout.

An assessment is in progress, and currently there is no estimated time of reopening.

Highway 1 is washed out at Cache Creek, with the route reduced to single-lane, alternating traffic.

Highway 97A continues to be closed in both directions eight km north of Grindrod, at Zetter Green Road, because of mudslide on Friday.

Highway 1 is also closed in both directions four km east of Canoe because of another mudslide.

A geotechnical assessment was conducted overnight, but there is still no estimated time of opening.



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