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UPDATE: Highway 3 cleared between Hedley and Keremeos

A screenshot of the Drive B.C. webcam on Hwy 3 at Keremeos Bypass Road, looking east.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Drive B.C.

HEDLEY — The road that was closed earlier today due to a rockslide has been reopened Drive B.C. says.

At about 10:42 a.m. Highway 3 was back in business, according to a media release.

A rockslide closed the road connecting Keremos and Hedley last night, March 22, at around 10:27 p.m.

The rockslide had closed Highway 3 between Nickleplate Road and Ashnola Road for 21.9 k.m. About 2 km east of Hedley to 3 km west of Keremeos.

A detour was available via Highway 5A and Highway 3A.

Go to the Drive B.C. website to keep up to date on road conditions.

— This story was updated at 11:09 a.m. on Saturday, March 23 with new information.

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