Several roads are closed in the Peace region

 

Currently, there are six main closures. The most significant is on Highway 97, 52 km west of Chetwynd, where the approaches to the Fisher Creek Bridge have been washed out, cutting highway access between Chetwynd and Mackenzie.

The South Taylor Hill is also down to single lane traffic because of the flooding.  You can still travel in the area, but expect delays.

Ministry engineers are monitoring and assessing the site today to determine repair options and traffic will be re-established as soon as safe to do so. No local detour is available.

The additional five main closures are as follows:

Dawson Creek area: 

* 94 Rd Dangerous Good Route 

* 5 Landy Rd 

* 22 Braden Rd.

Chetwynd and area: 

* 30 Rd Moberly Lake South 

* 12 Rd Jackfish

Crews from the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and the maintenance contractors are working to restore access in these locations and to prevent additional closures in the region.

A significant rainfall warning continues in the North and South Peace, with an additional 10 to 20 mm of rain expected today. Areas near the Pine Pass could potentially receive an additional 30 to 40 mm of rain today.

Motorists are advised to check DriveBC for updated information on closures at www.drivebc.ca 

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