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(UPDATE @ 6:38 a.m. on May 26): Hwy 1 has been cleared following a vehicle incident on Saturday night.
(Original story @ 9:57 p.m. on May 25): A vehicle incident that has occurred between Salmon Arm and Sicamous has closed down Hwy 1 on Saturday night.
Drive BC says that the highway has been closed 8-km west of Sicamous and an assessment is in progress.
CLOSED - #BCHwy1 8 km west of #SicamousBC due to a vehicle incident. Assessment in progress, alternate route available via #BCHwy97A and #BCHwy97B. Estimated time of re-opening is 11:00 PM pic.twitter.com/J0TeyOGVsq— Kamscan (@Kamscan) May 26, 2019
An alternate route is available via Hwy 97A and 97B which, according to an estimate from Google Maps, will only add about 18 minutes on your trip if driving from Salmon Arm to Sicamous.
UPDATE - CLOSED - #BCHwy1 8 km west of #SicamousBC due to a vehicle incident. Assessment in progress, alternate route available via #BCHwy97A and #BCHwy97B. Estimated time of re-opening is 11:00 PM, next update at 10:00 PM. Full details: https://t.co/wuRrGbvXF2— Drive BC (@DriveBC) May 26, 2019
The road is estimated to be reopened at 11 p.m.
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