UPDATE: 9:00 a.m.
Highway 1 between Revelstoke and Golden reopened last night just after 12:00 a.m. after an avalanche slid onto the road.
The avalanche occurred at approximately 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday (March 29) afternoon and the road remained closed for nearly nine hours.
Highway 1 is closed in both directions between Revelstoke and Golden due to an avalanche.
According to DriveBC, there is a high avalanche risk on the 142.5 km stretch of road between the two communities.
An assessment is currently in progress.
No detour available.
DriveBC is expected to provide an update at 5:00 p.m. (PDT).
CLOSED - #BCHwy1 is closed in both directions between #Revelstoke and #GoldenBC due to an avalanche. Assessment in progress, no detour available. Next update at 5:00 PM PDT.— DriveBC (@DriveBC) March 29, 2022
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