Brief: Trans-Canada re-opens west of Revelstoke

Single lane alternating traffic, heavy delays due to flooding on road

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An image of road crews working on the flooded area of the Trans-Canada Highway near Clanwilliam. Image: Ministry of Transportation Rocky Mountain District

The Trans-Canada Highway west of Revelstoke re-opened just before 9:30 a.m. Friday, July 3.

The highway was closed to traffic in both directions in the morning on Thursday, July 2 due to flooding between the Clan William Bridge and Boulder Mountain Avalanche Gate.

According to DriveBC, the TransCanada Highway is currently reduced to single lane alternating traffic 15 kilometers west of Revelstoke due to flooding. Drivers should expect heavy delays to to congestion. DriveBC is also cautioning drivers about heavy delays between Revelstoke and Golden because of the flooding.

A truck driver from Alberta took a video of the flooded road as he drove into Revelstoke. You can watch the video here: