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October 27, 2017 4:46 pm

Highway Closure Update

Saturday, July 8, 2017 @ 8:45 AM

Prince George, B.C. – Finally, some good news for motorists as portions of highway around the Interior have reopened.

According to Drive BC, Highway 97 from the Junction with Horsefly-Likely Road, in 150 House to Williams Lake has reopened.  Highway 97 has also reopened in both directions 2 kilometres north of 100 Mile House to 20 kilometres north of Lac La Hache.

In addition to that, Highway 20 has reopened 14 kilometres east of Alexis Creek to 30-kilometres east of Alexis Creek.

All were closed due to intense wildfire activity on Friday

Despite the openings, some stretches of highway remain closed including:

  • Highway 97 in both directions at Junction with Highway 99. Alternate route via Highway 1/97 Cache Creek to Kamloops, Highway 5 to Little Fort, Highway 24 to 93 Mile on Highway 97.
  • Highway 97 in both directions from Junction with Highway 1, at Cache Creek to Clinton. Alternate route via Highway 99 to Highway 12 to Lytton.
  • Highway 97 from Quesnel to 15 kilometres south of Quesnel. Detour available via Highway 97 to Prince George on Highway 16 to Tete Jaune Cache then Highway 5 to Kamloops.

For updates check out the Drive BC website.



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