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Mudslides close Seymour Arm Road for ‘at least 3 days’: CSRD

A section of Seymour Arm Road, now covered in debris from Sunday’s mudslides.
A section of Seymour Arm Road, now covered in debris from Sunday’s mudslides. CSRD

Two mudslides have forced the closure of the Seymour Arm Main Forest Service Road near Ross Creek on Sunday.

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District said in a release, the road will be closed for “a minimum of three days, as crews attempt to clean up a pair of mudslides which took place Sunday, June 23.”

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There were no reported injuries in either slide.

Before work can begin, the CSRD said it will have a geotechnical engineer assess the area for any safety concerns.

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A detour route through Blueberry Creek Forest Service Road is open for residents.

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