UPDATE: Highway reopens after high avalanche hazard closes Trans-Canada highway west of Revelstoke Sunday evening

Avalanche hazard closes Trans-Canada Highway west of Revelstoke Sunday afternoon.

Snowy conditions in Revelstoke on . Photo: Drive BC Highway cam

DriveBC is now reporting that the Trans-Canada Highway is reopened following a Sunday afternoon and early evening closure west of Revelstoke due to avalanche danger.

Original story:

The Trans-Canada Highway is on a section west of Revelstoke due to high avalanche hazard.

The closed section starts seven kilometres west to 26 kilometres west of town.

DriveBC plans to update motorists on the situation at 8 p.m. this evening.

It has been snowing heavily in Revelstoke on Sunday.