May 25, 2019 1:51 pm
Updated: May 25, 2019 9:52 pm

UPDATE: Trans-Canada Highway east of Revelstoke reopens in both directions after crash

DriveBC is reporting that a section of the Trans-Canada Highway, east of Revelstoke, B.C., is closed in both directions because of a vehicle incident.

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UPDATE:

A section of the Trans-Canada Highway near Revelstoke has reopened after a crash forced both directions to shut down for hours Saturday.

DriveBC announced the reopening around 5:45 p.m., more than seven hours after the road was first closed.

It added heavy delays were likely to continue for some time “likely due to a nearly 8 km long line of congestion leading up to the incident site.”

It’s not yet clear what caused the crash.

ORIGINAL STORY:

A section of the Trans-Canada Highway near Revelstoke, B.C., has been closed in both directions because of a vehicle incident.

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According to DriveBC, the incident is north of Woolsey Creek Forest Service Road, which is approximately 29 kilometres northeast of Revelstoke.

Crews are said to be on scene and no detour is available.

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