UPDATE: Coquihalla reopens after avalanche control work

FILE PHOTO - A crew working to clear the Coquihalla after the the BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure Avalanche Team worked on avalanche control on Highway 5 on Mar. 21, 2012.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Ministry of Transportation

THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - Crews have wrapped up avalanche control on Highway 5 and delays are no longer expected. 

According to Drive B.C., the Coquihalla was closed in both directions yesterday, March 4. Anyone who travelled on Highway 5 between Hope and Merritt after 1 p.m. yesterday likely saw three to four hour delays.

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- This story was updated at 10 a.m. on Sunday, March 5 to include new information from Drive B.C.

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