Highway 1 to be closed near Revelstoke amid avalanche control on Wednesday morning
CORRECTION: The stretch of Highway 1 near Revelstoke will be closed between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14. It is not currently closed.
An 18-kilometre stretch of Highway 1 near Revelstoke will be closed in both directions on Wednesday morning from 5 a.m. to 7 a.m.
The closure is happening at a point between 26 kilometres and eight kilometres west of the city in B.C.’s Columbia-Shuswap region, according to DriveBC.
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And it’s coming as crews conduct avalanche control in the area.
Revelstoke sits in a region where there’s “extreme” avalanche danger at alpine levels, and “considerable” danger at the treeline and below, according to Avalanche Canada.
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