Highway 1 now open through the Fraser Canyon

By The Canadian Press
February 15, 2017 - 4:56am Updated: February 15, 2017 - 3:12pm

HOPE, B.C. — Crews have managed to open one lane of alternating traffic following a rockslide that cut off the Trans Canada Highway through the Fraser Canyon.

Staff Sgt. Robbie Drake with the Chilliwack RCMP says the rocks fell on to Highway 1, about 25 kilometres north of Hope, B.C., Tuesday evening.

She adds no vehicles were hit in the slide and no injuries have been reported.

Drake says the slide was quite significant, stranding several vehicles on the south side of the blockage, including a Greyhound bus, and stopping train traffic in the area.

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