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Highway 3 reopened between Hedley and Princeton

Highway 3 is closed tonight, Saturday, Aug. 27, because of a forest fire, between Hedley and Princeton. See Drive BC for regular updates.
August 27, 2016 - 9:15 PM

PENTICTON - Drive B.C. is advising motorists that Highway 3 has reopened.

The highway was closed at Princeton for eastbound traffic and at Sterling Creek, between Hedley and Princeton, for westbound traffic because of a forest fire on, Saturday, Aug. 27. 

The notice was issued around 8 p.m. Saturday evening. The highway has since reopened.

Motorists are advised to beware of limited visibility in the region due to smoke.

- This story was updated at 10:30 p.m. Aug. 27 to update new information from Drive BC.


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