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(UPDATE: July 3 @ 9:45 am) - Hwy 1 has reopened to traffic west of Revelstoke.
It was closed for around 24 hours due to flooding.
DriveBC says motorists should expect delays due to the congestion.
#BCHwy1 has been reopened from #GoldenBC to #Revelstoke— EMCON SELKIRK DIV (@EmconD) July 3, 2020
Expect extended delays due to a high volume of traffic.
Here are a few drone shots provided by the Ministry of Transportation.
Stay safe and drive with caution!#emconservices #essentialservices4u #bcstorm #staysafe pic.twitter.com/HmfLK5ppvU
(UPDATE: July 3 @ 6:20 am) - The closure of Hwy 1 in both directions west of Revelstoke is nearing 24 hours.
The highway closed on Thursday morning after flooding washed out the highway and crews have been working almost non-stop to get the flow of water under control and repair the road.
In the meantime, there's no immediate detour.
NowMedia will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.
Crews are working hard to restore the infrastructure and get flows under control on #BCHwy1 - 15 km west of #Revelstoke. Watch this latest video from the site and check @DriveBC for the next update: https://t.co/jG135y6uUp#BCHwys #BCFlood pic.twitter.com/SL1WVr5YkB— Rocky Mountain District (@TranBCRockyMtn) July 3, 2020
(UPDATE: July 2 @ 3 pm) - Hwy 1 remains closed in both directions west of Revelstoke.
Crews continue to work hard to get the flooded road back open to traffic as soon as possible.
NowMedia will update the story once more information becomes available, but the next update is expected at 4 pm.
#BCHwy1 15 km west of #Revelstoke is still closed due to flooding, but @EmconD crews are on scene working hard to get the road reopened as soon as possible. Next update at 4 PM. Check @DriveBC for updates: https://t.co/jG135y6uUp#BCHwys #BCFlood #Sicamous pic.twitter.com/ALS7eI8Plt— Rocky Mountain District (@TranBCRockyMtn) July 2, 2020
(Original story: July 2 @ 9 am) - Hwy 1 has been closed in both directions west of Revelstoke.
There has been flooding between Woods OH Bridge and Summit Lake OH Bridge.
Nature has been keeping us busy in the Southern Interior this week.— Rocky Mountain District (@TranBCRockyMtn) July 2, 2020
Watch this video of the flooding happening now on #BCHwy1 10 - 15 km west of #Revelstoke.
Assessment in progress as our crews work to reopen the road. Check @DriveBC https://t.co/PatRB5HGHh#BCFlood #BCHwys pic.twitter.com/7PWdRpHkdZ
Crews are on scene attempting to clear the road.
There is no estimated time of reopening.