Poll: response to landslide

Extra barriers have been installed to make sure a bypass around Highway 97 is safe for drivers. 

Ministry spokesperson Paula Cousins said concrete blocks have been stacked on Highway 97 as extra protection from Callan Road. 

“In an abundance of caution we have installed a lock-block wall at the bottom of the slide site … to ensure that materials and rock do no reach Callan Road,” she said.

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