Rock slide closes highway near Chase

Highway closed briefly on Feb. 24 while crews cleared the rock.

Fallen rock on Highway One Friday

Fallen rock on Highway One Friday

Chase RCMP Sergeant Gary Heebner reports that the Trans-Canada Highway was closed on Friday, Feb. 24 due to a rock slide.

The fall took place about 11:30 a.m. two kilometres east of Chase. The highway was closed briefly in both directions while crews worked to clear the rock.

Ministry of Highways was on scene shortly afterward, and geo-technical engineers were brought in to examine the rock face. The highway was soon open in both directions.