UPDATE (8:35 p.m.): The highway will be opened to single lane alternating traffic starting at 9 p.m. as per Drive BC.
— Drive BC (@DriveBC) August 5, 2018
ORIGINAL: As of 3:30, Highway 97 is closed in both directions five kilometres north of Cache Creek due to another mudslide.
CLOSED – #BCHwy97 in both directions 5 km north of #CacheCreek due to a mudslide. Assessment in progress, no estimated time of opening. Alternative route via #BCHwy1, #BCHwy5, and #BCHwy24. Next update at 5:00pm. Full details: https://t.co/HlrtRcl9hq
— Drive BC (@DriveBC) August 4, 2018
According to Drive BC, alternative routes are available through Highways 1, 5 and 24.
An assessment is still underway.