According to DriveBC, a vehicle incident closed the northbound lane of Highway 97B south of Salmon Arm on Sept. 29. (Google image)

According to DriveBC, a vehicle incident closed the northbound lane of Highway 97B south of Salmon Arm on Sept. 29. (Google image)

UPDATE: Highway 97B south of Salmon Arm reopens

DriveBC first reported a vehicle incident at 2:11 p.m. on Sept. 29

Update, 3:34 p.m.:

The vehicle incident that reduced Highway 97B south of Salmon Arm to single-lane alternating traffic is now clear.

According to DriveBC, the highway is open in both directions, though some delays may remain.

Update, 3:09 p.m.:

Highway 97B south of Salmon Arm is being limited to single-lane alternating traffic.

DriveBC does not yet have an estimated time of reopening for the highway.

Original story:

Highway 97B northbound is closed south of Salmon Arm due to a motor-vehicle incident.

According to DriveBC, the incident occurred between Gordom Lake and Deep Creek roads around 2:11 p.m.

Motorists are asked to watch for traffic control and an assessment of the incident is in progress.

Delays due to congestion are expected.

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