UPDATE: As of 8:15 a.m. – A caller to Moose FM says the detour is now blocked after a chip truck is stuck. Please avoid the area if at all possible until this incident and the original collision are cleared.
UPDATE: As of 7 a.m. – The Highway remains closed in both directions 11 km south of Taylor because of Vehicle Incident. Detour in place for light vehicles via road 226 , 230, and 243. Estimated time of opening between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
ORIGINAL STORY: The Alaska Highway is closed 11km south of Taylor. According to DriveBC.ca, the highway is closed because of a vehicle incident.
There is a detour in place for small traffic via the 226 road.
There is no estimate on when the highway will be open again.
The next update is expected at 7 a.m. local time.
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