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Travellers looking to use Hwy 1 this afternoon should take note of a closure near Golden.
According to Drive BC, the highway is closed in both directions between Golden Donald Upper Road and Yoho Bridge.
CLOSED - #BCHwy1 is closed in both directions between Golden Donald Upper Rd and Yoho Bridge due to high avalanche hazard. Estimated time of opening is 7:00 PM. Next update 6:30 PM. More info here: https://t.co/HacB5N81it— Drive BC (@DriveBC) January 27, 2020
The closure comes due to a "high avalanche hazard."
At this point, crews are on scene and the highway is expected to reopen by 7 pm tonight.
NowMedia will update the information when more is available.
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