UPDATE as of 1:45 p.m. – The collision has now been cleared and the highway is open in both directions.
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Alaska Highway is closed in both directions at the Becker Hill Road.
The closure is due to a collision and there is no estimate on when the highway will be open again.
The Becker Hill Road or 256 Road is approximately 30km north of Fort St. John.
#BCHwy97 CLOSED North of #FortStJohn, north of the junctions to #BCHwy29 due to a vehicle incident. No detour or estimated time of reopening. Assessment in progress.
For more information: https://t.co/MCltcfcQ0m
— DriveBC NE (@DriveBC_NE) November 1, 2019
Drivebc.ca says the next update on the status of the Highway, is expected at 1 p.m.