Highway 1 closed due to rockslide near Hell’s Gate

Upper Fraser Valley, Boston Bar, Traffic Services

2017-11-15 11:58 PST

File # 2017-48098 Fraser Valley Traffic Services

2017-11-15 @ 0640 hrs

UPDATE: Highway 1 has re-opened after rockslide

Highway 1 is closed from Yale to Boston Bar due to a rockslide approximately 0.5 kilometre south of the Hell’s Gate Tram. There are no reports of any serious injuries to any motorists at this time.

Motorists can detour via Highway 5 at Hope, BC. Police and emergency crews are on scene and experts are en route to assess the slide.

Currently there is no estimated time when Highway 1 will re-open. Motorists are encouraged to monitor DriveBC.ca for updates regarding this road closure.
 

Released by

Cst. Mike Halskov

E Division Traffic Services
Mailstop # 804 - 14200 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, BC V3T 6P3
Office: 778-290-2377
Fax: 778-290-6071

Email: E_Traffic_Media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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