UPDATE: 3 p.m.
Highway 1 is expected to open between 3 and 4 p.m., according to DriveBC.
Avalanche control is still taking place in the area along with sandbagging to prepare the roads for motorists. The highway will reopen once avalanche control is complete.
— DriveBC (@DriveBC) December 23, 2021
Highway 1 is closed from Revelstoke to Golden due to a collision.
There were at least two semi-trucks and a Jeep involved in the crash near the summit in Glacier National Park.
The road is closed in both directions and there is no detour available.
DriveBC currently does not have an estimated time of reopening.
A winter storm warning is in effect for the Trans-Canada Highway from Eagle Pass to Rogers Pass. Up to 10 cm of snow is expected and DriveBC is asking motorists to consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve.
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