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Crews work to assess damage from washout on KVR trail near Summerland

A debris slide washed out a 70 metre portion of the Kettle Valley Rail Trail between Summerland and Princeton on April 25, 2020.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED / Erris fire chief David Springfellow
April 28, 2020 - 1:15 PM

Regional district officials continue to assess the damage from a slide that closed part of the Kettle Valley Rail trail west of Summerland this past weekend.

The debris slide, reported early in the morning on Saturday, April 25, happened near the intersection of Shinish Creek Road and the Princeton-Summerland Road.

A 70 metre section of the KVR trail was washed out and remains closed until further notice, according to a Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen media release.

Signage is in place as crews assess the damage over the next few days.

Princeton-Summerland Road was closed for several hours on the day of the slide.

The KVR trail is closed in the area of a debris slide that washed out a portion of the trail in RDOS Area H on the weekend.
The KVR trail is closed in the area of a debris slide that washed out a portion of the trail in RDOS Area H on the weekend.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED / Rob Miller, Hayes Creek Fire Department

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