The Coquihalla is closed 25 km south of Merritt because of Dangerous Goods Fire/Vehicle Incident. Hazmat is on scene. Alternate route via Highways 1 and 8 (Merritt) or 3 and 97 (Kelowna).
Alternate route via Highway 1 (Kamloops). No estimated time of opening; assessment in progress. Next update at 3:00 pm.
Meanwhile on 97A there’s been a mud slide from Grindrod to Sicamous The road is reduced to single lane alternating traffic.
Motorists traveling these highways today are urged to check with Drivebc.ca for updates.