City monitoring situations in Barnhartvale and Heffley Creek due to high water levels and damage

FILE PHOTO: Damage to Old Highway 5 in Heffley Creek occurred early May 6, 2017.
Image Credit: CONTRIBUTED/City of Kamloops

KAMLOOPS - Two roads remain closed today in Kamloops due to high water levels and damage.

Campbell Creek continues to run high in Barnhartvale and for public safety the City of Kamloops has closed Barnhartvale Road between Shumway Road and Campbell Creek Road. The water continues to threaten bridges and roads in the area, according to a press release.

A detour via Blackwell Road is available.

In Heffley Creek Old Highway 5 remains closed after the creek caused a section of the road to collapse early yesterday morning, May 6. Water service is back on for residents in the area, but Old Highway 5 between Tatlow Road and Creek Road will remain closed.

City staff are monitoring both situations.

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