Hart Highway closed between Dawson Creek and Chetwynd

UPDATE #2: Highway 97 is now open in both directions.

UPDATE: Highway 97 21 kilometres east of Chetwynd has now been reopened to single-lane alternating traffic in both directions.

CHETWYND, B.C. – The Hart Highway (Highway 97) is closed between the Pine River and Chetwynd after a collision Wednesday morning.

The highway is closed 21 km east of Chetwynd.  Drivebc.ca, says the highway could re-open between between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.

The next update will be provided at approximately 10:30 a.m.

Collision

Highway 97 Both directions – Closed in both directions 21 km north of Junction with Highway 29, in Chetwynd because of Collision. Estimate time of opening between 11 am to 12 pm. Next update 10:30am Updated on Wed Oct 19 at 7:16 am PDT. (ID# 221895)