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(UPDATE: 2:20 pm) - Crews have cleared a vehicle incident from this morning and Hwy 1 is now fully open to traffic once again.
(Original story: 10:10 am) - A “vehicle incident” has closed Hwy 1 between Chilliwack and Hope.
Emergency crews are currently at the scene, which is near Herrling Island Road.
UPDATE - CLOSED - #BCHwy1 - Vehicle incident WB at Herrling Island Rd has the highway closed westbound. Emergency crews are on scene. Assessment in progress Estimated time of opening is 2 PM. Next update 11:00 AM. #HopeBC #BridalFalls #Chilliwackhttps://t.co/IiaM5Aqmbs— Drive BC (@DriveBC) September 18, 2019
The assessment is still in progress, but at this time DriveBC says the estimated time for the road to reopen is 2 pm.
There is a detour available via Hwy 7 by turning off Hwy 1 at Hope.
NowMedia will update this story as it develops.