Avalanche control at Three Valley Gap. (Photo by B.C. Ministry of Transportation)

Avalanche control at Three Valley Gap. (Photo by B.C. Ministry of Transportation)

Highway 1 closing due to avalanche control

The closure is west of Revelstoke

Highway 1 west of Revelstoke is closing for avalanche control today. The work is planned between Three Valley Avalanche Gate and Boulder Mtn Avalanche Gate, roughly 10 km west of the city.

The closure starts at 4 p.m. and is scheduled to last until 6 p.m. If snow continues, DriveBC warns that the closure may start earlier at 4 p.m.

It is currently snowing in Revelstoke with a winter storm warning from Environment Canada. More than 25 cm is expected by tomorrow.

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For more information go to DriveBC.