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UPDATE: Alternate route for Trans Canada HWY closure west of Revelstoke

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UPDATE (9:30 a.m.): An alternate route has been provided for the Trans Canada closure west of Revelstoke.

While Highway 1 remains closed in both directions, an alternate route has been provided.

The alternate route runs through Highway 23 and Highway 6, through Shelter Bay, Galena Bay, Needles and Fauquier.

<who> Photo Credit: Google Maps.

There is currently a geotechnical engineer onsite.

Drive BC's next scheduled update isn't until June 10th at 9:00 a.m.

If you have photos or information on the wash out between Sicamous and Revelstoke, tag us on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter @KelownaNow.

You can also email us at news@kelownanow.com or call us at 250-469-9626.

Original Story: Trans Canada Highway closed 25 kilometres west of Revelstoke.

You may have to cancel your travel plans if you were headed to Revelstoke this weekend.

A wash out on the Trans Canada Highway has closed the road in both directions about 25 kilometres west of Revelstoke to Sicamous.

<who> Photo Credit: Google Maps.

Drive BC reported the highway closure on Friday morning at 6:30 a.m.

There is currently no estimated time as to when it will re-open, as the assessment is in progress.

There is also no detour or alternate route.

For the latest updates, visit Drive BC.



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