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Trans-Canada Highway near Revelstoke reopened after crash

The Griffin Lake webcam along the Trans-Canada Highway near Revelstoke, B.C., shows traffic backing up because of an accident.
The Griffin Lake webcam along the Trans-Canada Highway near Revelstoke, B.C., shows traffic backing up because of an accident. DriveBC

UPDATE 9:24 P.M. – DriveBC states Highway 1 has reopened west of Revelstoke after an accident closed the route for more than five hours on Wednesday.

ORIGINAL STORY:

DriveBC is reporting that part of the Trans-Canada Highway in B.C.’s Interior is closed because of a multi-vehicle accident.

The closure is roughly halfway between Sicamous and Revelstoke.

The location of the accident between Revelstoke and Sicamous.
The location of the accident between Revelstoke and Sicamous. Google Maps

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According to DriveBC, the accident is 16 kilometres west of Revelstoke and 25 km east of Sicamous. Heavy delays and congestion are expected.

An earlier look at traffic confestion
An earlier look at traffic confestion DriveBC

A single-vehicle, alternating detour is available through Three Valley Frontage Road.

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