UPDATE – As of 5:20 pm the highway is open to single lane traffic.
CHETWYND, B.C. – Highway 97 is closed near Powder King.
Highway 97 is closed between Powder King Road and Old Hasler Road, approximately 36km north of the Pine Pass Summit.
A vehicle incident has caused the closure. There is no estimate on when the highway will re-open. There is no detour around the collision.
— DriveBC NE (@DriveBC_NE) February 6, 2019
Drivebc.ca says the next update is expected at around 6 p.m. mountain time.
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