Highway 97 closed after heavy rain

Highway 97 through the Pine Pass is closed because of a bridge wash out.

The highway is closed 52 km south of the junction with Highway 29 in Chetwynd. At this time there is no detour around the area and no estimated time when the road will be updated.

The Ministry of Transportation will provide an update at 8 a.m.

If you are in the area and have a photo of the scene, email contact@mile0city.ca