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UPDATE: Hwy 1 reopens west of Revelstoke

(UPDATE: July 3 @ 9:45 am) - Hwy 1 has reopened to traffic west of Revelstoke.

It was closed for around 24 hours due to flooding.

DriveBC says motorists should expect delays due to the congestion.

(UPDATE: July 3 @ 6:20 am) - The closure of Hwy 1 in both directions west of Revelstoke is nearing 24 hours.

The highway closed on Thursday morning after flooding washed out the highway and crews have been working almost non-stop to get the flow of water under control and repair the road.

In the meantime, there's no immediate detour.

NowMedia will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

(UPDATE: July 2 @ 3 pm) - Hwy 1 remains closed in both directions west of Revelstoke.

Crews continue to work hard to get the flooded road back open to traffic as soon as possible.

NowMedia will update the story once more information becomes available, but the next update is expected at 4 pm.

(Original story: July 2 @ 9 am) - Hwy 1 has been closed in both directions west of Revelstoke.

There has been flooding between Woods OH Bridge and Summit Lake OH Bridge.

Crews are on scene attempting to clear the road.

There is no estimated time of reopening.

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