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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

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

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