UPDATE: Highway 6 near Needles ferry reopens
Howard Alexander - News Editor
Crews at work repairing Highway 6 near the Needles ferry dock, Thursday, March 19, 2015.
Image Credit: Ministry of Transportation
March 28, 2015 - 10:50 AM
VERNON - The section of Highway 6 on the way to the Needles ferry dock closed for repairs following a mud slide and the appearance of a sink hole over a month ago ihas reopened.
The Ministry of Transportation says the work on the new drainage installation and rebuilding of the section of road about a kilometre west of Lower Arrow Lake wrapped up last night, March 27.
The reopening had been put off a couple of times this past week.
Drivers have been forced to follow a pilot car along the Barnes Forest Service Road detour while repairs were made.
On Feb. 18, the mudslide, and subsequent sinkhole, closed the route.
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