Hwy 1 near Rogers Pass, at 8:40 p.m. (DriveBC)

Hwy 1 near Rogers Pass, at 8:40 p.m. (DriveBC)

Update: Hwy 1 at Rogers Pass reopened

A vehicle incident caused hours-long closure of the highway, west of Rogers Pass summit

Update, 11:58 p.m.

According to DriveBC, Highway 1 at Rogers Pass has reopened.

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Parks Canada is reporting that BC Highway 1 at Rogers Pass is closed in both directions.

According to DriveBC, the total closure, reported at 8:30 p.m., is caused by a vehicle incident. The highway is closed 10 km west of the Rogers Pass Summit.

At approx. 7:30 p.m. tonight, DriveBC reported that spun out semi trucks were blocking the westbound lanes of Highway 1, east of the pass.

No further information is known at this time.

The next update is expected at 10 p.m. PST.

Do you have something to add to this story, or something else we should report on? Email: phil.mclachlan@kelownacapnews.com


 

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