Highway Closed After Series of Mudslides

Posted by on Friday, November 24, 2017

Highway 1 between Chilliwack and Hope has been closed after a series of mudslides.

There have been as many as five separate slides.

Crews have been working to clear the debris.

RCMP says that three people have been rescued from vehicles.

Between Chilliwack and Hope the road was shut in both directions.

Official says that it may be until Saturday afternoon before the road is fully reopened.

There was also an impact to Canadian National Railway traffic that runs beside the highway. Trains are moving but there are delays.

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