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(UPDATE: Feb. 28 @ 1:35 pm): Hwy 1 and Hwy 97 have reopened following earlier vehicle incidents.
Please drive with caution.
(Original Story: Feb. 28 @ 8:30 am): Residents looking to travel throughout the Interior should be aware of some road closures.
According to Drive BC, both Hwy 1 and Hwy 97 are closed in both directions. The Hwy 1 closure comes west of Revelstoke while the Hwy 97 incident is south of Williams Lake.
Hwy 1 has been closed for over an hour near the Three Valley Gap following a vehicle incident. There is no detour available and an assessment is currently in progress.
CLOSED - #BCHwy1 - Vehicle incident near 3 Valley Gap west of #Revelstoke has closed the highway. No detour available, assessment in progress. Next update approximately 9:30 AM PST— DriveBC (@DriveBC) February 28, 2021
Info here: https://t.co/2g0IsLKlqL#Sicamous pic.twitter.com/qQuOz3cdmM
A vehicle incident is also the reason for Hwy 97 being closed between Omertto Road and Mission Road South. This closure has a detour via Mission Road.
Emergency crews are on scene and an assessment is also in progress.
CLOSED - #BCHwy97 - Vehicle incident has the highway closed in BOTH directions between Omertto road and Mission road south of #WilliamsLakeBC.— DriveBC (@DriveBC) February 28, 2021
Detour is available. Assessment in progress.
More info: https://t.co/376Ub5Yij8#QuesnelBC#150MileHouseBC#100MileHouseBC
The next update for the Trans Canada Highway is expected at 9:30 am while Hwy 97 shouldn't get any new reports until 11 am.
NowMedia will update the story when more information is available.
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