Highway 97 closed between Chetwynd and Dawson Creek

This map from Drivebc.ca shows the approximate location of the collision 10km from the junction with Highway 29.

UPDATE as of 6 a.m. Monday – The collision is now clear.

UPDATE as of 9:15 p.m. – Drivebc.ca says the highway will remain closed until early Monday morning.  The current estimate puts the time of opening between 3:00 am and 5:00 am MST.

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CHETWYND, B.C. – Highway 97 between Chetwynd and Dawson Creek is closed in both directions.

According to Drivebc.ca, the highway is closed 10km past the junction with Highway 29 in Chetwynd.  The road is closed due to a collision and there is no estimate on when the highway will be reopened.

The only detour at this time is using Highway 29 north to Hudson’s Hope.

If you’re in the area, let us know what you see.  Email [email protected] or send us a message on our Facebook page.

 

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