Highway 97 has re-opened 9 kilometres south of Clinton after a rock slide closed the area earlier Saturday. (Black press file photo)

Highway 97 has re-opened 9 kilometres south of Clinton after a rock slide closed the area earlier Saturday. (Black press file photo)

Rock slide cleared and road reopened Highway 97 nine kilometres south of Clinton

Drivers urged to use caution

Update:

Rockslide debri has been cleared nine kilometres south of Clinton on Highway 97 and it has been re-opened.

Drive BC warns motorists to expect delays and congestion in the area, advising drivers to use care.

Original:

Highway 97 is closed in both directions 10 kilometres south of Clinton due to rock slide between Loon Lake Road and 26 Mile Frontage Road.

Drive BC is reporting that an assessment is in progress.

A mudslide has also closed Big Bar Road between Desmond Road and Big Bar Ferry, one kilometre north of Clinton. Assessment is in progress and there is no detour available.



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