Rock slide slows traffic between Summerland and Peachland - InfoNews

Current Conditions

Sunny
14.5°C

Rock slide slows traffic between Summerland and Peachland

A rock slide on Highway 97 between Summerland and Peachland last night, Jan. 31, 2019.
Image Credit: TWITTER/@ArgoRoadsSOK
February 01, 2019 - 11:20 AM

SUMMERLAND - A significant rock slide on Highway 97 between Peachland and Summerland continues to slow traffic today.

Drive B.C. says a rock slide tumbled onto a roughly 1.6 kilometres stretch of the highway between Callan Road and North Beach Road last night.

The highway is open to single lane traffic today, Feb. 1.

Crews are on scene to assess the situation and start cleanup.

Drive B.C. plans to provide an update on the situation later today.

For the very latest on the highway's status go to the Drive B.C. website here.

A rock slide on Highway 97 between Summerland and Peachland last night, Jan. 31, 2019.
A rock slide on Highway 97 between Summerland and Peachland last night, Jan. 31, 2019.
Image Credit: TWITTER/@ArgoRoadsSOK

To contact a reporter for this story, email Sean Mott or call (250) 864-7494 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above. 

News from © InfoTel News Ltd, 2019
InfoTel News Ltd

  • Popular kamloops News
  • Comments
View Site in: Desktop | Mobile