Highway 1 reopens to traffic near Yale

A rockfall closed the highway for several hours

UPDATE 10 am: Highway 1 at Yale has reopened in both directions after a rockfall closed the highway for several hours. Drivers should proceed with caution through the area.

*****

UPDATE 8:50 am: Drive BC is now estimating that Highway 1 at Yale will reopen at 10 am. The highway has been closed for several hours due to a rockfall.

*****

Drivers heading to or from the Lower Mainland via the Trasn-Canada are warned that Highway 1 is closed in both directions at Yale.

Drive BC is reporting that there are rocks on the highway at Toll Road in Yale, and that crews are at the site doing an assessment.

There is no estimated time of reopening, and no detour route is available.

For updates, check the Drive BC site at www.drivebc.ca.



editorial@accjournal.ca

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

Interior First Nations announce emergency Mountain Caribou hunting ban in West Chilcotin

Tsilhqot’in and Ulkatcho leaders say the ban is for First Nations and non-First Nations alike

Gold Wing Road Riders Association making a return to 100 Mile

‘The feedback from last year was very positive’

100 Mile House Rotary Club hosts 41st Seniors Christmas Dinner

‘Everyone seemed to enjoy themselves’

100 Mile House Wranglers having a tough December

Three of seven December games lost so far

More than 80 gather for Memory Tree light-up

‘Looking around the room, you could see people embracing one another’

VIDEO: Feds give update on flying clearance for Santa’s sled

Transport Minister Marc Garneau has this message for the country’s children

Investigators confirm three died in B.C. plane crash

Transport Canada provides information bulletin

Prime Minister sets 2025 timeline for plan to remove fish farms from B.C. waters

Foes heartened by plan to transition aquaculture found in Fisheries minister mandate letter

Canada’s Attorney General looking to larger reforms on doctor-assisted death

The Quebec Superior Court gave Ottawa just six months — until March 2020 — to amend the law

Navigating ‘fever phobia’: B.C. doctor gives tips on when a sick kid should get to the ER

Any temperature above 38 C is considered a fever, but not all cases warrant a trip to the hospital

Wagon wheels can now be any size: B.C. community scraps 52 obsolete bylaws

They include an old bylaw regulating public morals

Indigenous mother wins $20,000 racial discrimination case against Vancouver police

Vancouver Police Board ordered to pay $20,000 and create Indigenous-sensitivity training

Sentencing for B.C. father who murdered two young daughters starts Monday

The bodies of Aubrey, 4, and Chloe, 6, were found in Oak Bay father’s apartment Dec. 25, 2017

B.C. vet talks tips for winter travel with pets

Going to see the vet the day before a trip is never a good idea

Most Read