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Trans-Canada Highway closed east of Sicamous due to high avalanche hazard

Avalanche risk closes hwy

The Trans-Canada Highway has been closed east of Sicamous due to a high avalanche hazard.

The closure is in effect over a 42-kilometre stretch between Bowolin Road (26 kilometres east of Sicamous) and Highway 23 at Revelstoke.

No detour is available.

Elsewhere, a travel advisory is in place on the Okanagan Connector between Highland Valley Copper Mine and Ashcroft, due to freezing rain conditions.

Travel is not recommended.

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