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UPDATE: Highway 3 reopened in both directions west of Keremeos following rockslide

Highway 3 is reported to have reopened to single lane traffic after being closed earlier today west of Keremeos.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED / Ministry of Transport
February 12, 2020 - 2:27 PM

Highway 3 between Keremeos and Hedley is now open in both directions after a closure and subsequent partial opening earlier today.

The road was closed earlier this morning, Feb. 12, following a vehicle incident due to a rock slide, according to DriveBC, but has since reopened between Hedley Nickleplate Road and Ashnola Road, around six kilometres west of Keremeos.

A detour was available via Highway 5A, Princeton to Aspen Grove, Highway 97C Aspen Grove to Peachland and Highway 97 to the junction of Highway 3A at Kaleden.

For the latest on highway closures and conditions in the province go to the DriveBC website here.

Drive BC is reporting Highway 3 closed between Keremeos and Hedley this morning.
Drive BC is reporting Highway 3 closed between Keremeos and Hedley this morning.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED / Drive BC

— This story was updated at 8:26 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, and again at 2:00 p.m. to first say the highway had reopened to single lane alternating traffic and subsequently opened in both directions.


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