Updated: Slide closes highway at Yale

The TransCanada Highway was closed overnight after yet another rock slide north of the Yale Tunnel.

  • Feb. 4, 2011 5:00 p.m.

The TransCanada Highway was closed after another rock slide occurred north of the Yale Tunnel.

Highway crews shut down the highway at Hope and Boston Bar at approximately 7 p.m., Friday, February 4.

The highway was reopened to traffic at 10:30 a.m Saturday, February 5 after highway crews assessed the stability of the slope and removed the rock debris.

On Friday, January 7, the highway was also closed to traffic for five days when a rock face in the same area gave way and covered both sides of the highway, narrowly missing the driver of a small car and a trucker.

Check drivebc.ca for updates on current road closures.

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