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Highway 1 reopens east of Chase following small avalanche

A small avalanche closed the Trans-Canada Highway just east of Chase for a few hours, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED / Aim Roads
January 24, 2020 - 5:09 PM

A small avalanche today closed the Trans-Canada east of Chase for several hours.

DriveBC said Highway 1 around one kilometre east of Chase was closed as crews cleaned up following the avalanche today, Jan. 24.

The highway reopened at approximately 4:30 p.m. and DriveBC advised drivers to watch for traffic control through the area.

The province's highway maintenance contractor Aim Roads said in a post to Facebook it needed clearance from the Ministry of Transportation's avalanche technicians before cleanup could begin this afternoon.

Image Credit: DriveBC

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