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Summerland rockslide slows traffic on Highway 97

Highway 97 near Summerland.
Image Credit: DriveBC
July 07, 2019 - 4:34 PM

SUMMERLAND - A rockslide slowed traffic near Summerland today.

According to DriveBC, there was a rockslide on the southbound lane of Highway 97 on July 7 about two kilometres north of Summerland. The right lane had to be closed, although traffic remained open both ways.

Roadside workers continue to monitor the slope where the rockslide occured.

Updates on the lane closure can be found here.

The location of the rockslide.
The location of the rockslide.
Image Credit: Google Maps

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